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Visible police presence at London Stadium

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There is a visible police presence outside the London Stadium tonight ahead of the League Cup game against Accrington Stanley.

Despite the lack of a working Airwave radio system within the stadium there will be a visible police presence outside the stadium to reassure spectators after events at the last home game against Watford.

Police will enter the stadium is a criminal act is being committed and can be invited in at any time by operators London Stadium 185. One police person is permanently based in the state of the art control room within London Stadium on match days and that individual can call on assistance at any time. They have full access to the high definition CCTV system within the stadium and can zoom in on any trouble spots.

A source close to the stadium operator told us more than 850 stewards are on duty this evening despite it being a smaller capacity crowd.

Photo credit: Leon Hyde

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I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter