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Pitch-Invading Fans Face Ban From Premier League Games
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Pitch-Invading Fans Face Ban From Premier League Games

Premier League clubs have agreed to give pitch-invading fans a minimum one-year ban.© AFPPremier League clubs have agreed to give pitch-invading fans a minimum one-year ban from their team's home and away matches. Supporters who are found guilty of entering the pitch without permission or using smoke bombs and other pyrotechnics will receive the automatic 12-month suspension. The bans could also be extended to accompanying parents or guardians of children who take part in such activities. In response to a rash of dangerous pitch invasions in the Premier League and lower leagues last season, England's top-flight clubs met in London on Wednesday in a bid to find a solution to the growing problem.The policy comes into effect immediately, with the next round of Premier League matches sla...