A couple of men jailed after violence engulfed between Bristol City and Swansea fans

a couple of men jailed after violence engulfed between bristol city and swansea fans - A couple of men jailed after violence engulfed between Bristol City and Swansea fans

Two to three men have been jailed for their “vile” and “despicable” behaviour when abuse broke out at a match out of Bristol Settlement and Swansea.

Trouble flared on May 2 during the game at Ashton Gate when Swansea fans came the front corner of the Atyeo Hold and clashed with stewards.

Bristol Metropolis fans also spilled over via the front corner that belong to the Dolman Stand to confront Swansea fans and police.

David Darch, 32, of Wellington, faces 16 weeks behind bars suitable after admitting a public order offence. The court also handed that person a six-year football banning in order to (FBO)

Leigh Phillips, 52, of Swansea, was given one particular six-year FBO and an eight-week prison sentence for public framework offences inside and outside the ground.

Sentencing Phillips at Bristol Magistrates Judge on June 13-14, Judge Lynne Matthews described string behaviour as “vile” and “despicable”

A Swansea person aged 36 must do 200 evenings of unpaid work and has become banned from attending football rivalité for  four years. The judge also handed him a six-week jail term for behaviour the wife described as ‘loutish’.

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Job opportunities other men, both aged all day and were handed a four and five period football banning order respectively.

A 40-year-old man off Bristol who admitted pitch attaque was given a three-year FBO.

Three other men are from be sentenced at a future season.

Judge Matthews informed the court that Bristol those resident are “sick and tired” involving football violence whether involving high street teams’ followers or visitors.

She said: “I penalize accept any criticism at all generally the police in the park or all their actions on the day. They were up against louts and hooligans and did the top job they could. ”

DI David Lewis, who is leading the investigation , said: “We’re working with Bristol Fashion FC, Ashton Gate Stadium as well as the Swansea City FC, as well as British Transport Law enforcement and South Wales Police colleagues on this complex shop.

“This behaviour does not have any place in football. We are all committed to coming together to deal robustly with any other football-related offences which have such a lousy impact on Bristol. ”

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