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Manchester United are moving 2,600 fans in order to create 300 positions for disabled supporters at Old Trafford.

Following consultation with the Equality and Human Rights Commission and Manchester United Disabled Supporters’ Association, the club on Tuesday announced changes in line with the Accessible Stadia guide.

The structural alterations will be complete in August 2017 for the 2017-18 Premier League season and affect 2,600 season-ticket holders, with the relocation of those affected phased over three years.

United have devised a goodwill package for those supporters being moved, while the changes will lead to the overall capacity of Old Trafford being reduced to around 73,300.

United’s group managing director, Richard Arnold, said: “Old Trafford is a home for all United fans and these changes will help many more of our loyal disabled supporters to attend games to watch their heroes.

“Manchester United prides itself on its work in this area for…

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