West Ham take steps to prevent crowd trouble at London Stadium

• Club to widen segregation line between home and away supporters
• Stewards will carry hand-held video cameras inside the stadium

West Ham have drawn up an action plan to prevent further crowd trouble following the violent clashes during Wednesday’s EFL Cup tie against Chelsea. The club have vowed to increase the distance between home and away supporters, widening the line of segregation on both sides of the lower tier from where the away fans watch. That measure will extend to the lower concourse walkway, with higher barriers and a 10-metre wide sterile area introduced.

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