Forest Chiefs mull safe standing in £100m stadium revamp

13 June 2019

Photo: Getty Images Nottingham Forest supporters arrive ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Leeds United at City Ground on January 01, 2019 in Nottingham, England. Big changes coming up at City Ground in the next couple of years.

Forza Garibaldi group of fans in talks with Greek owner.

Sale of apartments part-funds stadium redevelopment, with hospitality facilities and upgraded fan amenities boosting revenue streams.

A Nottingham Forest fans group is pushing for the club’s Greek owner to incorporate safe standing for up to 4,000 supporters as part of the £100 million stadium redevelopment.

Forza Garibaldi, founded three years ago with the intention of organising more vocal support for the Reds and improving the City Ground’s atmosphere, is in talks with owner Evangelos Marinakis and Forest chairman Nicholas Randall in a bid to introduce safe standing.

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