Cheltenham Town fans are best behaved in the country

Cheltenham Town are one of only two clubs to hold no arrest or bans in the whole of the Football League during the 2016/2017 season in a report that came out on Friday.

The Home Office figures as a whole have dropped considerably in arrests across the football league with arrests going down from 3,147 in the 2011/12 season to 1,929 in the 2016/17.




(Figures from the Home Office)

Forest Green Rovers had two arrests during the 2016/2017 season but no banning orders put in place.

In League two the arrest’s have stayed at the same level for the last two year’s with 250 arrests across the league but this is likely to decrease with more police being spread across lower league football.

The full statistics of all different counts of arrest and banning orders can be found on the report where it singles out each individual club in all five leagues and gives the different types of crimes committed that have led to the arrests


(Figures from the Home Office)


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