Another Weekend, Another Set of Pitch EncroachmentsPeter Houghton
It has been another weekend of pitch encroachments and it is not over yet?
Dorset police’s holding cells look to be bursting at the seems with 6 guests from the Bournemouth-Newcastle match, during which it is alleged a female Steward was injured.
In South Wales, 3 male youths are on the guest list following the astonishing outcome of Swansea’s FA Cup match with Manchester City.
As John Newsham said last week, the FSOA and its members abhor any kind of field incursion as it adds a danger to the footballers. This week, however, we have seen a different danger when it seems that our Stewards, those who play a major role in the delivery of our football matches are under attack.
The Independent had this to say….