sport news Britain's top football cop says it's 'MADNESS' to let fans drink alcohol in the ...

sport news Britain's top football cop says it's 'MADNESS' to let fans drink alcohol in the ...
sport news Britain's top football cop says it's 'MADNESS' to let fans drink alcohol in the ...
Britain’s top football cop says it’s ‘MADNESS’ to lift the 36-year ban on letting fans drink alcohol in sight of the pitch – after a pilot scheme was proposed by MP Tracey Crouch in her review of football MP Tracey Crouch is leading the review to bring back drinking in football stands Britain's top football police officer has branded the proposal as 'madness' Chief Constable Mark Roberts of Cheshire Police believes the decision to end the 36-year ban on drinking alcohol in the stands has been done to win over fans Roberts told Sportsmail there has been no attempt to consult with police 

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Britain’s top football police officer has described the lifting of an alcohol ban inside stadiums as ‘madness’ and accused the panel proposing it of failing to make any attempt to discuss it with him.

Chief Constable Mark Roberts of Cheshire Police told Sportsmail that the inclusion of an end to the 36-year ban on alcohol being consumed in sight of the pitch seems an attempt to win popularity with supporters by the fan-led review headed by Tracey Crouch MP.

He said there has been no attempt to consult with police – five months after drunken disorder marred the Euro 2020 final and saw England forced to play a game behind closed doors.

Crouch’s review has

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