FA to use toughest possible sanctions for crowd disorder – chair Debbie Hewitt

Pitch Invasion file photo
(Image credit: Peter Byrne)

Clubs could face partial or even full stadium closures as the Football Association’s chair Debbie Hewitt says the governing body is prepared to use the toughest possible sanctions to tackle crowd disorder.

A number of Premier League and EFL matches last season, particularly towards the end of the campaign, were marred by pitch invasions where players were assaulted.

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