Monday, 8 August 2016


Football Banning Orders Issued Following Disorder Ahead of Blackpool Match

Football Banning Orders Issued Following Disorder Ahead of Blackpool Match

West Midlands Police have today confirmed that four males recently pleaded guilty to affray at Walsall Magistrates Court following disorder ahead of the Saddlers' Sky Bet League 1 clash with Blackpool, which took place at Banks's Stadium on Saturday, 23rd January 2016.
West Midlands Police have today confirmed that four males recently pleaded guilty to affray at Walsall Magistrates Court following disorder ahead of the Saddlers' Sky Bet League 1 clash with Blackpool, which took place at Banks's Stadium on Saturday, 23rd January 2016.

The disorder took place near the Saddlers Centre in Walsall town centre, and all four males, who are believed to be from Walsall and the surrounding areas and can not be named for legal reasons, have been given three-year football banning orders along with fines and referral orders.

PC Stu Spencer, who is part of WMP's Football Unit and also the Saddlers' Police Liaison Officer, confirmed via Twitter; "Four males recently pleaded guilty at Walsall Magistrates Court to affray following the disorder before the Blackpool game in January. All four received three year football banning orders as well as fines and referral orders."

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