Football Banning Orders
Following conviction for a relevant offence, the court will impose a football banning order in addition to the sentence for the relevant offence.
Specific offences include:
• Throwing of missiles onto the playing area or into the crowd
• Racist or indecent chanting at a football match
• Going onto the playing area
• Unauthorised persons (‘ticket touts’) selling or otherwise disposing of a ticket to a designated football match
• Carrying alcohol in vehicles en route to designated sporting events
• Possession of alcohol at or upon entering a designated sporting event
• Being drunk at a designated sporting event
• Having a flare or firework etc. whilst entering, trying to enter or being at a designated sports ground during the period of a designated sporting event
When you are faced with a football banning order, you need someone on your side – quickly. Our lawyers are fully equipped with the knowledge and expertise to help guide you through the process.
Contact Chris Stevens or David Bloom.