Premier League ‘not inclusive’ for disabled fans, says Lord Holmes

_91970119_disabledfansThe Premier League lacks a “culture of inclusivity” for disabled fans, says a leading equality campaigner.

Some top-flight clubs have not yet met guidelines on disability access.

Lord Holmes, a member of the Equalities and Human Rights Commission and a nine-time Paralympic swimming champion, told MPs that legal action against clubs and the Premier League remains an option.

Premier League executive Bill Bush said that suggesting clubs were “reluctant” to improve access was “not fair”.

Last year Premier League clubs agreed to make their stadiums compliant with official accessibility guidance by August 2017.  More