Manchester United review security at Old Trafford ahead of the new season

Manchester United have reviewed all its security arrangements ahead of the new season at Old Trafford.


Since the terrorist attacks on London and here in Manchester, United and Greater Manchester Police wanted to make sure all fans and those from away teams and other people in the ground on a match day are completely safe, so they have in place things you can bring into the stadium and things you cannot, and additional security checks like searches etc.

Their will be additional safety checks at the turnstiles which will be frustrating for people as big queues will likely be bigger than normal, the club have said that they will do all they can to keep the queues at the turnstiles moving as fast as they can.

Items you can bring into the ground on a match day are as follows:

  • Compact cameras
  • Small fold up umbrellas
  • Small clutch bags
  • Non offensive banners 2m x 1m or less
  • Clear plastic bottles of water 500ml or less with top removed
  • Megastore purchases in Megastore bags
  • Crutches and walking aids

Items you cannot bring into the stadium are:

  • Alcohol
  • Canned drinks
  • Laptops
  • Tablets
  • Drink cartons
  • Drinking Glasses
  • Glass bottles
  • Solid containers/Flasks
  • Dark plastic bottles/Dark liquid
  • Water in access of 500ml
  • Air horns
  • Baby buggies/prams
  • Video recording equipment
  • Smoke gas canisters
  • Flags or banners larger than 2m x 1m of an offensive nature
  • Knifes/weapons
  • Large bags and suitcases
  • umbrellas
  • Fireworks or flares
  • Poles or sticks
  • DSLR or a Bridge camera
  • Tools
  • No cigarettes or electronic cigarettes in the stadium

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Categories: GMP, Manchester United

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