Town fans were drunk at matches

IPSWICH Town supporters who were drunk at matches have appeared at court.

IPSWICH Town supporters who were drunk at matches have appeared at court.

Maximillian Lock, 22, of Fair Green, Diss was abusive in front of children and elderly supporters at the Ipswich versus Crystal Palace game at Portman Road on September 27.

He pleaded guilty to disorderly behaviour while he was drunk and was banned from professional football matches for three years.

Lock was fined £100 and told to pay £75 towards south East Suffolk Magistrate's Court costs.

Andrew Handford, 33, of Nelson Road North, Great Yarmouth was escorted out of the Ipswich versus Swansea City game on October 18 as he could not stand up due to the amount of alcohol he had consumed.

He pleaded guilty to disorderly behaviour.

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District Judge David Cooper fined him £100 and told him to pay £75 towards costs but he did not make a football banning order as Handford was “quietly drunk”.

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