Convictions for football related offences

Below are some of our recent successes in bringing offenders who carry out football related anti social or criminal behaviour on the rail network to justice.

Football

2017

Football Banning Order for Rangers fan after chanting sectarian and racist abuse on ScotRail train

A 32-year-old has been handed a fine and Football Banning Order.

Derby County fan banned from attending games for three years after fight

A 21-year-old received the ban after a fight between Derby County and Rotherham supporters at Rotherham station.

£1225 fine for Middlesbrough footie fan who assaulted and abused train staff

A 52-year-old was fined after being abusive, threatening and assaulting two members of rail staff.

Banning order for Sheffield United fan who injured elderly passenger during Leeds station brawl

An 18-year-old has been banned from attending football games for three years after he caused facial injuries to a 70-year-old man.

Man charged with public order following incident at Huddersfield station

A 40-year-old was arrested at the station on suspicion of being drunk and disorderly and using inappropriate language and was later charged.

20 weeks behind bars for HTFC fan following station fight

A Huddersfield Town fan who attacked and repeatedly punched a group of Halifax Town supporters jailed for 20 weeks and banned from attending football matches for eight years. 

Community order for dad who punched train conductor - Stockport

A 44-year-old football fan given a community order for assaulting a train conductor after a match at Old Trafford, following an investigation.

Notts Forest footie fan banned from matches after station scuffle

A Nottingham Forest fan banned from attending football games for four years after being found guilty of being involved in a post-match incident at Derby railway station.

Prison and banning order for football hooligan in Scotland

A 35-year-old man handed a six month prison sentence and a three year Football Banning Order after his abusive and aggressive behaviour. 

Three-year match ban for Barnsley fan who assaulted rival supporter on train

A Barnsley fan who repeatedly punched a Scunthorpe supporter in the face banned from attending football matches for three years.

2016

Two Swansea fans handed 3-year match bans for on-train 'thuggery'

Two Swansea City fans banned from attending football matches for three years after terrorising passengers on two separate train journeys following an away match last season.

Manchester City fan banned from football matches for 3 years after assaulting police officers.

A 34-year-old Manchester City fan banned from attending football matches for three years after he punched a female police officer in the face.

Bristol football fans to sacrifice 640 hours of free time after Weston brawl

A group of Bristol City fans spent their weekends doing community service, instead of watching football, after brawling on the platform of Weston-super-Mare station.

Footie fan banned from matches after Birmingham train brawl

Man banned from attending football games for three years after admitting being involved in a pre-match fight on a train in Birmingham.

Football ban for man who punched woman and sang offensive songs

A football supporter from Grangemouth banned from going to matches for a year - after being found guilty of offensive behaviour on a train travelling between Glasgow Queen Street and Falkirk last year.