National commercial radio station Talksport debated safe standing using rail seats for a full hour on November 7th, 2011. Presenters Danny Kelly and Stan Collymore were joined in the studio by the FSF's Amanda Jacks to respond to listeners' e-mails, Tweets and calls.

Talksport debates safe standing and rail seats

Throughout the discussion it was clear that the vast majority of listeners were very much in favour of safe standing, with many talking about the lack of atmosphere in all-seater stadia.

To hear a 15-minute edited version of the one-hour show, click the 'Play' button of the audio player below.

Talksport, 07.11.2011 by Safe Standing Roadshow

The phone-in was promoted on the station's website:


During the evening the radio station also ran a poll on its website, where again the votes in favour of safe standing vastly outnumbered those against.