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Racism related arrests at football matches in England and Wales

25352 We have a received a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for the following:  Statistics on racism related arrests at football…

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We have a received a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for the following: 

Statistics on racism related arrests at football matches in England and Wales for the periods:

• August 2010 - July 2011
• August 2011 - July 2012

We released the following information on 19 December 2012.

 

Racially aggravated public order offences (under section 4, 4a and 5 of the Public Order Act 1986)

• 2010/11 season 57 arrests
• 2011/12 season 75 arrests

Arrests under the Football (Offences) Act 1991 for racist or indecent chanting

• 2010/11 season 31 arrests
• 2011/12 season 43 arrests