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CCTV Idenfies 200 Slags

Police and stewards battled to maintain segregation behind the goal being defended by West Ham as coins, seats and other objects appeared to be thrown between rival supporters.

The Hammers and Chelsea condemned the unsavoury scenes which are now under investigation by the Football Association – and swift and decisive action is being taken after the CCTV footage was pored over on Thursday.

“West Ham United and London Stadium are finalising the identification of 200 individuals who will receive stadium bans having been involved in incidents of disorder during West Ham’s EFL cup victory over Chelsea,” a joint statement read.

“Rapid progress has been made in the investigation with extensive CCTV footage being shared with West Ham United, London Stadium partners, the Metropolitan Police and Chelsea Football Club.

“Banning notifications will be issued for offences ranging from the use of abusive and offensive language to missile throwing. In line with our zero tolerance policy, all those involved will receive a seasonal or lifetime ban depending on the severity of the offence.”

A spokesperson for stadium partners West Ham, E20 Stadium LLP and London Stadium 185 emphasised that the vast majority of supporters behaved “impeccably” and praised the response of the stewards to the disorder.

“A small number of individuals were intent on becoming involved in disorder and are being investigated, identified and banned from London Stadium as a matter of priority,” the spokesperson said.

“The response of our safety and security teams was measured, fast and effective and we commend our stewarding and response personnel who were called to deal with several incidents of challenging behaviour.”

West Ham are tenants of the stadium, managed by London Stadium 185 and owned by E20 Stadium LLP, a joint venture between the London Legacy Development Corporation and Newham Council specifically set up to transform and manage the stadium.

Sports Minister Tracey Crouch earlier called for prompt action against the troublemakers.

She said: “No-one wants to see a return to the dark days of the late ’70s and ’80s.

“It is completely right that strong action is taken and that anyone involved in last night’s trouble is banned for life.”

Mark Field, vice-chairman of the all-party parliamentary football group and Cities of London and Westminster Conservative MP, earlier said West Ham should play behind closed doors at the former Olympic Stadium if the violent scenes are repeated.

A spokesperson for London Stadium Safety Advisory Group described the security and safety operation at the 60,000-capacity arena, which is capped at 57,000 for football, as “robust”.

The spokesperson added: “There are no plans to review the safety certificate or to reduce the stadium capacity.”

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  • Aside from cerebrospinal fluid, what's on your mind?

  • Citizen Smozz October 28, 2016 at 7:23 pm

    Hitlery under new FBI investigation for the Wilileaks exposure to all her crimes of late!
    Go Donald Go Donald ?
    Power to the people ?

    • dingbatfromcanada October 28, 2016 at 7:33 pm

      Power to the billionnaire, ivy league grad who lives in his own tower in Manhatten? Right.

      • Citizen Smozz October 28, 2016 at 7:37 pm

        Better Him than the witch who has promised to shut down Matt Drudge and infowars oh and attack Iran and Russia. Still hope she goes down for a few years ??

        • Citizen Smozz October 28, 2016 at 7:43 pm

          Perhaps you don’t like free speech and prefer the policy of regime change at Washingtons whim?

          • dingbatfromcanada October 28, 2016 at 8:03 pm

            No, just thought anyone who said “power to the people” and supported Donald Trump might need a little clarification, that’s all.
            What you meant to say is “power to billionaires with a string of trophy wives and their own private monopoly boards with real hotels. Just like the average Joe.”

    • czyrko October 28, 2016 at 9:54 pm

      Yeah, Donald, go? Right. To hell.

      And take the “Nazi” witch/bitch widgya.

      And then maybe a pair of sane, untainted, serious, credible contenders can contest it over the next few days with less rhetoric…

  • MiT October 28, 2016 at 6:36 pm

    Ronan …

    ‘repugnant Kingdom of the Orc’

    LOVE IT. Nicely done!

    • Ronan October 29, 2016 at 11:46 am

      Cheers, man. Hope you never have the ill-fortune to encounter them up close and poisonal. It could alter your perspective on the UK irreparably.

  • Aussie in Switzerland October 28, 2016 at 5:29 pm

    Cool, we have them next month…

    • Citizen Smozz October 28, 2016 at 7:25 pm

      And The Harry Hotspur crew will be there ?

  • Panama Paul October 28, 2016 at 5:19 pm

    Oh say can you see
    who started the fight
    Was it the Chavs on the left
    or the Pikeys on the right?

    Who threw that first punch
    amid the shouting and screaming
    While the obscenities were fresh
    and the turds were still steaming

    Chairs flew through the air
    there was wee everywhere
    And we were all wondering
    if the stewards were still there

    Oh say can you see
    through the plastic debris
    Oh the flattened remains
    of Seb’s Olympic legacy?

    • Spurstacus ? October 28, 2016 at 5:44 pm


  • ufluckinplick October 28, 2016 at 3:19 pm

    Brady says they have over 55,000 fans on their season ticket list. Seriously? I didn’t know that many of them could read and write!

    • SpurAndy October 28, 2016 at 3:25 pm

      Think she got confussed with this site.

      • Caspurs♿️ October 28, 2016 at 3:39 pm

        No, she’s just a blatant liar.

        • Spurstacus ? October 28, 2016 at 4:09 pm

          Contrary to the general consensus (on here) I quite like Kazza. She’s attractive, intelligent, wealthy and successful. She’s a whole lotta Rosie.

          • SpurAndy October 28, 2016 at 4:11 pm

            I find her as cold as a frog on an ice bound pool and as cold as the tip of an Eskimos tool.

            • Spurstacus ? October 28, 2016 at 4:19 pm

              I’m not intimidated by strong, successful, beautiful women… Wait! Got to run… The wife’s almost home and I haven’t hoovered the flat, yet…

            • Caspurs♿️ October 28, 2016 at 6:44 pm

              Blob face?! Attractive?! Really?!

          • Harry Hotspur October 28, 2016 at 4:14 pm

            I’d rather lick my fingers and stick them into some AC/DC

            • Spurstacus ? October 28, 2016 at 4:15 pm

              Malcolm and Angus Young? How quare.

            • ThatpieceofHalibut October 29, 2016 at 3:16 am

              They’ll be a lot of AC/dc fans looking over their shoulders H…. Ouch

          • Panama Paul October 28, 2016 at 4:22 pm

            Are you planning on cutting Billy Legit’s grass by any chance?

            • Spurstacus ? October 28, 2016 at 4:46 pm

              No one touches Legitskis grass and lives to tell the tale (don’t ask how I know that).

              • Panama Paul October 28, 2016 at 4:47 pm

                You could end up on gardening leave

          • Citizen Smozz October 28, 2016 at 7:27 pm

            Anyone want Spurts ticket for the wet spam game? ?

      • Spurstacus ? October 28, 2016 at 3:42 pm

        What’s all the fus about?

        • Caspurs♿️ October 28, 2016 at 3:50 pm

          Dunno, whatever it was, was a lie.

      • Spurstacus ? October 28, 2016 at 5:51 pm

        Are you extracting the rise?

    • ronwol96061 October 28, 2016 at 4:11 pm

      33,000 were popped in the first week

    • Panama Paul October 28, 2016 at 4:23 pm

      It was a typo on the auto cue. The comma was supposed to be a decimal point.

  • Horndog ? October 28, 2016 at 2:17 pm

    This blog is a complete breath of fresh air in a world full of flatulence. ?

    • ThatpieceofHalibut October 29, 2016 at 3:18 am

      Nice grav Horny…. A real hound dawggy

  • Ronan October 28, 2016 at 2:08 pm

    Kudos to Lady B and the razzle twins. In double-quick time, they’ve succeeded not only in cementing a highly distinctive West Ham brand in the mind of the general public and potential investors. They’ve also completely transformed public perceptions of the legacy of 2012. History will record that from autumn 2016, the QE II Olympic Park ceased to be the cherished scene of Super Saturday, velodrome and pool heroics, etc; and instead became one of the most terrifying no-go zones in western Europe, a repugnant Kingdom of the Orc to be avoided at all costs.

    • Freund or Foe October 28, 2016 at 2:09 pm

      So back as it was before the limpicks.

      • Ronan October 28, 2016 at 2:11 pm

        Yep, an East End adventure playground.

  • richspurs October 28, 2016 at 1:24 pm

    Speaking of stadia. Looking at a picture of the development at WHL, todays pic i think, i doubt whether it will be ready, tested, approved for full capacity in August 2018. Seems like a helluva lot of work still remaining. Means another season at Wembley chaps.
    Not being negative n all. Just saying. Hope it is ready in time.

    • Freund or Foe October 28, 2016 at 1:28 pm

      Terry the sparks left his stepladder at another job.

      • Caspurs♿️ October 28, 2016 at 1:45 pm

        Don’t forget the consignment of left handed bolts, pffft, idiots..

    • DavyD October 28, 2016 at 2:59 pm

      I take the opposite view. I think the pace of development on the site is incredible. Remember that a majority of the work takes place beneath the ground. Think how quickly the stadium has gone from the basement level up to 2, 3, even 4 stories above ground.

  • Spurstacus ? October 28, 2016 at 1:13 pm

    Can I just say what a pleasure it is share this blog with decent chaps from all across the civilised world (and Wales). You created a good thing, H; tousle your hair and give yourself a slap on the buttocks from me.

    • Horndog ? October 28, 2016 at 1:27 pm

      Wouldn’t that slap be self abuse. Oh, I get it, self abuse is OK ?

      • Freund or Foe October 28, 2016 at 1:29 pm

        As long as its followed by a tickle.

    • Dakes October 28, 2016 at 1:30 pm

      I’m anti-establishment

    • Lord Croker October 28, 2016 at 2:27 pm


      • ronwol96061 October 28, 2016 at 4:12 pm


  • richspurs October 28, 2016 at 1:11 pm

    They Gold n Purple and Silver, said on opening day they spent 60m quid on the roof. Surely they could have spent some money on proper crowd separation measures. Wankers.

  • Freund or Foe October 28, 2016 at 1:11 pm

    Thankfully, we lead by example and keep our thuggery to the football pitch.

    • richspurs October 28, 2016 at 1:12 pm


  • Freund or Foe October 28, 2016 at 1:01 pm

    A nice round number. Having seen some of the footage, I`m pretty sure there were 203 individuals involved in incidents of disorder. Looks like a few will get away with it.

    • Horndog ? October 28, 2016 at 1:03 pm

      Micro Manager!

    • Real Fan? October 28, 2016 at 1:04 pm

      If it was the Arse, Wenger would have only seen 3 involved.

      • ThatpieceofHalibut October 28, 2016 at 1:06 pm

        And they would have been officials

    • Spurstacus ? October 28, 2016 at 1:15 pm

      0 – that’s a fairly round number.

    • Razspur October 28, 2016 at 1:15 pm

      Word is they wanted a Season long ban, most had lost their Opera glasses, the others had eye strain and headaches, felt it was more macho to use obese language and throw money and seats.

      • 61SpursNut? October 28, 2016 at 2:42 pm

        Fat bastards.

  • Spurstacus ? October 28, 2016 at 12:54 pm

    If the Thugs and Rascists keep banning their fans we won’t have anyone to throw our bottles of wee and our cigarette lighters at during derbys.

    • Citizen Smozz October 28, 2016 at 1:05 pm

      ?? love the profile pic ?

      • Spurstacus ? October 28, 2016 at 1:16 pm

        That’s what my dad would call a knuckle sandwich.

  • richspurs October 28, 2016 at 12:43 pm

    We could have been there, in a bright, shiny spanking new, stadium, lapping it up. And poor old wet spam could have been stuckinside grimy greasy slimy old Utopia Park. Instead Wet Spam are in a nightmare, needing telescopic vision, binoculars and have thugs showing their true colours n all. He he he.

    • Spurstacus ? October 28, 2016 at 12:50 pm


  • Citizen Smozz October 28, 2016 at 12:39 pm

    I heard that in ten games Ranieri has never lost to Spurs! We’re Doomed I tell ya ?
    Going all by myself tomorrow and we won’t win ?
    Power to the people ?

    • Nicktheyid October 28, 2016 at 1:13 pm

      We beat them last year in the cup

      • DC Hotspur October 28, 2016 at 3:30 pm

        I heard you’re right.

  • Nicktheyid October 28, 2016 at 12:20 pm

    I can imagine there will be similar scenes at most of the London Derby’s played there until proper policing is in place. But what else should we expect from the pikeys

  • cb October 28, 2016 at 12:03 pm

    67000 capacity

  • melcyid October 28, 2016 at 11:50 am

    Banning notices for abusive and obscene language, oh gawd dont let them look at this site ,we are doomed.

    • Caspurs October 28, 2016 at 11:57 am

      I’ve just thrown a seat at you Melc, it’ll be some time before you get itp

      • Dannyspurs October 28, 2016 at 12:51 pm

        That’s a seat paid for by the tax payer. We will probably get the bill to repair the damage

  • 61SpursNut? October 28, 2016 at 11:46 am


  • Caspurs October 28, 2016 at 11:30 am


  • Caspurs October 28, 2016 at 11:19 am

    First? I just can’t tell.

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