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West Ham granted safety certificate


Filed: Friday, 21st December 2018
By: Staff Writer


West Ham United have been granted a safety certificate allowing the club to increase the capacity of the Olympic Stadium to 60,000.

And the Hammers also confirmed on Friday that the additional half-season tickets introduced earlier this month have all been sold - increasing the number of season tickets sold to 54,000.

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"It is a wonderful feeling to know that more of our fans will be able to watch affordable Premier League football at London Stadium," read a statement attributed to both David Sullivan and David Gold.

"We look forward to the match day atmosphere becoming even more magnificent in 2019."

The first match for which the new capacity will come into play will be the fixture against Brighton & Hove Albion, scheduled for Wednesday 2 January.

Meanwhile West Ham plan to increase the stadium capacity even further ahead of the start of next season, with 66,000 the target following an agreement with the LLDC.





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