superfly cr7 blue "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."
The Metropolitan Police announced three of the six arrested have been
charged. 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.
v red "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
Sports Minister Tracey Crouch earlier called for prompt action against the
She said: "No-one wants to see a return to the dark days of the late '70s and
superfly black "It is completely right that strong action is taken
and that anyone involved in last night's trouble is banned for life."
white 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.
vapor v red Field says preventing future disorder must be addressed
as a matter of urgency.
He said in the London Evening Standard: "Within the next 14 days, the board
of West Ham United FC should present a detailed plan to the FA and Premier
League outlining what they are going to do about security.
"None of these problems were unforeseeable given the nature of the stadium
and difficulties with policing large footballing crowds.
"There have been some clear failings and they now need to move with urgency
to deliver a plan about segregation and broader public order issues.
"If there is a repeat of the violence, the next two or three home games for
West Ham should be played behind closed doors."