Drinking alcohol is sight of the playing area at professional football matches has been banned by law since 1985. The same activity is perfectly lawful at all other sporting events. If you're a fan of rugby league or rugby union – no problem. Likewise cricket, American Football, speedway, horse racing. Even tiddlywinks as far as we know.

Why should the law abiding majority of football fans be singled out?

Why is this idea important?

This is important since it is another example of where the Taylor report simply went too far and has persecuted law abiding football fans from enjoying a nice pint whilst watching a game.

It also creates the strange occurece in executive boxes up and down the country where curtains have to be drawn at half time to allow those in the box to be able to have a drink since, although they are behind glass, they can see the pitch. Strange…

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