What’s Strathclyde Police’s Game ?

As you all know by now I’m in favour of sticking to Celtic songs at games but we’ll put that to one side just now.

The news that a senior Strathclyde Police officer Eddie Smith approached UEFA delegates and made a complaint about what he classed as illicit chants at the Celtic Rennes game raises a few questions about the Polices motives. Continue reading “What’s Strathclyde Police’s Game ?”

Fans Against Criminalisation Demo – Report and Images

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Today’s first demonstration arranged by Fans Against Criminalisation was a great success. The turnout was great over 2,000 Celtic fans turned up to show their support for the cause. One of the most pleasing aspects was age and gender range of the demonstrators.

The rally got under way just after 12.30 when a spokesman from F.A.C opened the rally (apologies as I did not catch all of the names of the speakers) F.A.C spelled out the reason that we were all there for. We will not be criminalised or blamed for the failure of politicians, the Police and the judiciary in this country to tackle sectarianism and racism. Neither will we be blamed for public disorder and wife beating. Continue reading “Fans Against Criminalisation Demo – Report and Images”

Fans Against Criminalisation – Public Demo

“Fans Against Criminalisation will be holding our first public demonstration against the Bill in Glasgow’s George Square on Saturday, 29th October at 12.30 (assemble 12 noon)”.

read more here http://fansagainstcriminalisation.blogspot.com/2011/10/fans-against-criminalisation-will-be.html

 

 

Celtic Fans Should Back The Green Brigade

Supporting your team is not a crime

Today the Green Brigade staged a silent protest against the criminalisation of football supporters and in particular the constant harassment of fans in and around area 111. Unfortunately I had to miss the game today but had I been there I would have backed the Green Brigade to the hilt.

GB Statement posted by HuddleHound http://yfrog.com/mniw6lbj

While there is a need for the implementation of the thretening communications part of this proposed bill the “Offensive behaviour” part of the bill is ill thought out and practically unenforceable. This section of the proposed act is nothing more than the blanket criminalisation of football supporters. Continue reading “Celtic Fans Should Back The Green Brigade”