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The Metropolitan Police are cracking down on the use of ‘pyro’ (flares, fireworks and other pyrotechnics) at football matches in the UK.
This is a really brilliant blog post from a British lawyer who specialises in cases related to football supporters which I absolutely recommend reading.
Here are three key points from the post,
Alison Gurden’s blog is definitely worth a read if you’re interested in the relationship between policing, the law and football supporters.
To anyone thinking of bringing pyrotechnics to football matches, please think carefully about it. For one thing, it’s pretty stupid and defies common sense to let off a firework or a flare in an extremely crowded place like a football stand. Just a quick search of the internet will unearth a vast number of articles about football fans being injured and even killed by pyrotechnics used a football matches. And, for another, it could land you with a prison sentence, a criminal record and a football banning order.
Last day of the season…