Authorities warn against pyrotechnics at football matches

by Ryan Brown  Scottish Fire and Rescue have reinforced the danger of pyrotechnics inside football stadiums. Assistant Chief Officer Ross Haggart is the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service’s Director of Prevention and Protection. He said: “The abuse of these pyrotechnics in … Continue reading Authorities warn against pyrotechnics at football matches

No Pyro, No Fans and No Fire

By Lewis McLeod Celtic Football Club have hit out at fans for their use of pyrotechics which has forced them to close their safe standing section for Thursdays Europa League match against Rennes. The club released a statement entailing why the closure has been put in place. The partial closure has come after the “use of pyrotechnics, overcrowding and offensive chanting or banners”. The statement claimed that the actions took place during their matches between CFR Cluj and AIK Stockholm. “We have considered this matter very carefully. It is disappointing that behaviour which is unsafe and which we all know will breach … Continue reading No Pyro, No Fans and No Fire