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City Condemn Fans Behaviour And Help Police.

Bristol City football club has condemned fans that played a part in the unsavoury scenes after the final whistle of last night's win over Bristol Rovers.

A minority of City fans went onto the field to celebrate with some going over to goad visiting supporters, some of whom also went onto the playing area

Up to press, there have been 19 arrests and there are likely to be more as police investigate the matter further.

City put up a statement on their official website that read: 'Bristol City Football Club totally condemns the actions of spectators who invaded the pitch at the conclusion of last night's game with Bristol Rovers at Ashton Gate.

'The joy of winning the first competitive Bristol derby in six-and-a-half years should have been remembered for all the right reasons. Instead, actions from the minority of the near 18,000 crowd has thrust the club into the national media's eye for the wrong reasons.

This sort of behaviour is unacceptable and cannot be tolerated. We believe strongly Bristol City is a family friendly club, which is safe for supporters of all ages. We will be working closely with the Police and authorities, including the use of CCTV and imagery, to help identify those involved.'





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Writer: Andy999 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday September 5 2013

Time: 6:22PM

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T'was just a bit of fun from what I saw, nothing too serious. Mountain out of a molehill again
saghead hater
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05/09/2013 18:28:00

Not funny when you are in the crowd with kids mate, no fun at all
ford 6000
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05/09/2013 18:39:00

Hope they end up with a ban, I go to football to see the football not morons shouting at each other pretending to be hard.
Boggle
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05/09/2013 21:06:00

Well said Boggle, dont need 'fans' like that. Ban and a big fine is the order of the day
red cabbage
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05/09/2013 21:57:00

Listn at you lot all holier than thou, football is about havin a laugh and a tear up, if you dont like that then keep away. You wont stop the fun nomater how much you whinge
Billy the Fish
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07/09/2013 23:21:00

Well thats a typical boneheads response if ever I've heard one. Hooligans dont rule the grounds anymore, that was long ago in the 70's and early 80's. Come into the real world and stop living in the past
more beer
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08/09/2013 15:06:00

 

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