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Reduced police presence leads to spike in lower leagues disorder

Football police lead calls on clubs to increase spend on matchday policing.

Fan trouble: Supporters of Stoke were issued the highest number of new banning orders and the most football-related arrests

Fan trouble: Supporters of Stoke were issued the highest number of new banning orders and the most football-related arrests

Date - 20th September 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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Reduced officer numbers are scoring an own goal in football’s lower leagues as higher levels of disorder have reached “concerning” levels, new figures show. Forces are relying on supporters and other agencies to report trouble as...
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