Ban for Chesterfield football hooligan

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A football fan from Chesterfield has been given a football banning order for his involvement in a fight after the Spireites played at Wembley.

Ryan Saint, aged 24, was arrested after the clash between Chesterfield FC and Peterborough United supporters at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, March 30.

He had been to support his team in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy final at Wembley but ended up clashing with rival fans afterwards.

Saint, of Shaw Street, Chesterfield, was charged with affray, which he admitted during a hearing a at Harrow Crown Court.

He received an 18-month community order and was ordered to carry out 60 hours of unpaid work in the community,

Saint was also handed a three-year banning order, preventing him from attending any Chesterfield FC match held in the UK for the duration of the order.

He must also surrender his passport whenever England plays abroad in a bid to prevent him and other convicted football hooligans from travelling abroad.