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Three-year bans for supporters

Two Rovers fans have been handed club bans for breaching the EFL’s Pyrotechnics Charter

30 November 2019

Following the recent home game against Huddersfield Town, two Rovers fans have been dealt with by both Lancashire Police and Blackburn Rovers in respect of a pyrotechnic device which was set off in the Blackburn End stand.

In accordance with the EFL’s Pyrotechnics Charter, the two supporters – an adult and a juvenile – have been handed three-year club bans.

This means they cannot attend games at Ewood Park or buy tickets for away fixtures. In addition, the adult is due to appear before a court in the New Year.

Pyrotechnic devices are potentially dangerous and, as such, are prohibited under the Ground Regulations.

Blackburn Rovers have a zero tolerance of the use of such devices and will take strong and decisive action against any person bringing/attempting to bring into or using pyrotechnics at Ewood Park.


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