Planning permission has been granted for the redevelopment of Belfast’s Casement Park, with work on a new 34,578-seat Gaelic sports stadium set to begin in the first half of 2022.
Manchester United supporters were able to experience the new rail seating at Old Trafford for the first time as 30,000 fans turned out for the pre-season friendly match against fellow Premier League club Brentford on Wednesday night which finished with a 2-2 draw.
The English Football League Cup games get under way this coming weekend amid concerns over possible disruption as Covid-19 infections remain high. With several pre-season fixtures having been cancelled this week it suggests further disruption to the coming campaign by the coronavirus pandemic is inevitable. Manchester United's friendly at Preston on Saturday is the latest match to be called off because of positive cases with Norwich City being similarly impacted. Arsenal had to cancel their US pre-season tour and Newcastle lost three goalkeepers to self-isolation for one fixture.
Skills for Security will be launching a Security Officers Services Apprenticeship imminently in Scotland with the training delivered by the Security Industry Training Organisation (SITO).