UK time is: 13:40:58
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Stoke charged over QPR invasion

Stoke City have been charged following an incident during the match against QPR on 3 December 2005 in which two fans got onto the pitch, leading to a mass confrontation involving QPR players. One fan was subsequently jailed for attacking the QPR keeper.

The club were charged with a breach of FA Rule E20(a) for 'failing to ensure that its spectators and all persons purporting to be its supporters or followers conducted themselves in an orderly fashion and refrained from violent and/or threatening and/or provocative behaviour or conduct'.

They have until 5 June to respond.

The behaviour of fans was subject to a police investigation and FA disciplinary action against the club was put on hold pending the outcome of this investigation.

In connection to the same game, QPR were charged with failing to ensure that its players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion and refrained from threatening and/or provocative behaviour, and were fined 5000.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Chris Baldwin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday May 22 2006

Time: 3:59PM

Your Comments

Why so long after it happened? Wasn't QPR's fine done & dusted about Jan / Feb? But fair do's & sad though it is to admit it, we should get a broadside for this one.
stokebloke
I understand that this was because of the "police investigation" that had been on going. Although I thought one guy had been sent down awhile ago.
chrisb
5k is that it
green giant 12
Booooooooooo holigans and animals. Whatever next? Will you sign a manager that believes in HOOFing ?
FEn_100
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Stoke City Articles

Cameron to leave?? (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Well oiled Villa beat rusty Stoke (Sunday August 17 2014)

Stats: Stoke City v Aston Villa (Sunday August 17 2014)

Moses on board (Saturday August 16 2014)

Stoke City FC Season Preview (Friday August 15 2014)

Archived Stoke City Articles

List All Vital Stoke Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. WhyDelilah 3

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Stoke 0 - 1 Aston Villa

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Man Utd 1 0 0 1 -1 0
15. Southampton 1 0 0 1 -1 0
16. Q.P.R. 1 0 0 1 -1 0
17. Stoke 1 0 0 1 -1 0
18. West Ham 1 0 0 1 -1 0
19. Burnley 1 0 0 1 -2 0
20. Newcastle 1 0 0 1 -2 0

Breaking League News

Bruce Expecting Tough Lokeren Challenge
Hull City : 20/08/2014 13:33:00
Snodgrass Out For Six Months?
Hull City : 20/08/2014 13:25:00
Another Striker Signed?
West Ham : 20/08/2014 13:09:00
Zaha Heading Back to London
Man Utd : 20/08/2014 12:59:00
Fellaini Injured?
Man Utd : 20/08/2014 12:57:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM vs Villa
Suggested By:  
Begovic 4%
Bardsley 12%
Shawcross 4%
Wilson 0%
Pieters 0%
Whelan 0%
Nzonzi 4%
Ireland 8%
Bojan 16%
Diouf 4%
Arnautovic 36%
Crouch 12%
Adam 0%