News

Club Statement: Supporter Behaviour

AFC Telford United would like remind supporters we are committed to eradicate the use of flares, smoke bombs and pyrotechnics at our matches.

Several flares were let off this afternoon by a small minority of away supporters which has resulted in a 9-year-old boy needing hospital treatment this evening.

Flares and smoke bombs disrupt play and people’s enjoyment of games, and the toxins they contain can seriously damage health which can cause life-threatening injury or concern.

Being in possession of a flare or smoke bomb at a football match, or attempting to bring a pyrotechnic device into a football stadium, is a criminal offence.

We will take the strongest action available against anyone found in possession of a flare, smoke bomb or any other such pyrotechnic device, and spectators are warned that we and The National League apply a zero-tolerance approach to anyone attempting to bring such device into any stadium when following AFC Telford United.

Each time a flare is let off during a football match, the club is fined by the FA which has detrimental affect on money which could be better spent on improving the playing squad.

AFC Telford United we will be working with Chester and their CCTV from afternoon to identify the individuals who were responsible for today. Anyone found responsible will be dealt with in the strongest matter possible.

Courts have a sentencing guideline of three months’ imprisonment and a three-year football banning order

AFC Telford United want all fans to be on their best behaviour when supporting the club either at home fixtures at the New Bucks Head or when following the Bucks away. We are proud of our community and it’s family based support and cannot, and will not, tolerate inappropriate behaviour or crowd disturbance of any kind, if you observe any illegal behaviour or behaviour which tarnishes the club’s name, then please e mail, in confidence, [email protected]

If any Telford supporter is found to have been involved in any anti-social behaviour, then they we will be banned from New Bucks Head for life.

Please support the club safely and responsibly and we thank all supporters for their co-operation.

Club Statement: Supporter Behaviour

More News

News / 17 December 2020

Record Breakers

Tuesday night’s 10-1 victory in the FA Trophy at Coleshill Town has been confirmed by club...

Read More

Forthcoming Fixtures See All

  • Peterborough Sports

    Peterborough Sports

    • National League North
    • October 8th, 2022
    • 15:00
    • Lincoln Road
  • Kidderminster Harriers

    Kidderminster Harriers

    • National League North
    • October 15th, 2022
    • 15:00
    • New Bucks Head
  • Scarborough Athletic

    Scarborough Athletic

    • National League North
    • October 22nd, 2022
    • 15:00
    • Flamingo Land Stadium
Hospitality

Experience the thrill

Enjoy high class hospitality and football at the Bucks Head Stadium, the home of AFC Telford United.

Read more
Sponsorship

Sponsor

Find out how you can sponsor your club! We provide several ways to get involved.

Read more
Advertising

Support the Bucks and advertise your business

Why not advertise your business with us at the bucks head! We have a variety of advertising opportunities available.

Read more
Commercial

Our Sponsors

The Natioanl Lottery Logo Vanarama Logo BT Sport Logo