How Have The Pitch Invasions At Everton & Manchester City Been Dealt By The FA?
In June the author wrote an article on LawInSport exploring the Football Association’s (The FA) regulations in relation to pitch invasions, the options The FA had in relation to Clubs involved and, what changes/developments The FA might consider in its review announced shortly after the pitch invasions at both Everton and Manchester City at the end of the 2021/22 Premier League season.
Since then, The FA has released a robust statement as to its approach moving forward in relation to pitch invasions and we have had the Independent Regulatory Commission’s decisions in the cases against Everton and Manchester City. This article seeks to provide an update and some considerations on those cases.
To continue reading or watching login or register here
Already a member? Sign in
Get access to all of the expert analysis and commentary at LawInSport including articles, webinars, conference videos and podcast transcripts. Find out more here.
- Tags: Dispute Resolution | Fan Behaviour | Football | Pitch Invasions | Premier League | Regulation & Governance | Sports | The FA | United Kingdom (UK)
- Regulating unruly football fans: the state of English law and proposed improvements
- How do we address inconsistent pitch invasion sanctions? The FA v. Reading FC
- An overview of the regulations on pitch invasions in Spanish football
- Here We Go Again – How To Address Pitch Invasions In English Football?
Ed is a Barrister at Furnival Chambers. Ed’s practice is diverse and includes a growing Sports Law practice including instructions from the Rugby Football Union and sitting on MCC Disciplinary Panels. He is also a London Football Association Disciplinary Panel Member.
He also has a busy criminal practice in the Crown, Magistrates’ and Youth Courts and has been instructed in a wide range of criminal matters. Those who instruct him have noted his meticulous preparation and he has been described as very approachable and professional in his manner. Furthermore, Ed has a growing practice in Financial Crime both for the defence and prosecution.