Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Chairman Says Stay Off The Pitch

Chairman Says Stay Off The Pitch

The chairman Huw Jenkins sends a message to Swansea fans about the last home game which read:

From the Official Site

Over the past few seasons it has become something of a 'tradition' for some of our supporters to show their appreciation for the players by going onto the field of play at the final whistle of the last home game of the season at the Vetch. You will be aware that we have a different set of circumstances at our new home and our new pitch is still in its first year of development. The pitch, which will prove to be one of the best surfaces in the country given proper care will shortly be subject to renovation works, which would be severely affected by any encroachment by fans.

Furthermore this coming Tuesday the Stadium will host an important Schools Under 15's Cup Final, involving our own Swansea Schoolboys and Liverpool Schools. This is going to be a fantastic evening for the boys and we want them to enjoy the Stadium at its best. To this end we wish to resist any encroachment onto the field of play at any time and I would like to remind our supporters that it is an arrestable offence to enter the playing area at the Liberty Stadium.

Any supporter encroaching onto this area before, during or after the game will be banned from the Stadium.

If all supporters remain in their seats following the final whistle the players will return to the field for a lap of honour.

Your co-operation will be greatly appreciated.


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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Tuesday April 25 2006
Time: 11:32PM

Comments

0
I think lots will run onto the pitch and they won't ban 0000's of people .
JACK_THE_LAD
26/04/2006 09:33:00
0
he has got a good point though. Its not as if its the last ever game there or anything and to be honest i hadnt really thought about people running on the pitch until he mentioned it probably just the odd fan will do so. but maybe southend fans will because they could get automatic promotion if they win.
mattyjones
26/04/2006 11:57:00
0
It has a knock on effect as soon as a few start running onto the pitch the rest will follow .
JACK_THE_LAD
26/04/2006 12:13:00
0
yeah i agree...if loads run on then every1 will follow
hefyn11
26/04/2006 12:48:00
0
hes rite saying they shudnt cos if gets damaged den da club will have to oalot of money. its a shame thatw e cant tho
swans11
26/04/2006 13:06:00
0
i think people will go on tho
swans11
26/04/2006 13:07:00
0
everyone should run onto the pitch for the hell of it. why would you though really? its not as though youre going up
vertigo_red
26/04/2006 15:30:00
0
It's been done for years and it's not as though flat trainers are going to damage it more than 20st rugby players . Also did you see Michelle Collins last week she had high heels on and no one said a word .
JACK_THE_LAD
26/04/2006 16:45:00
0
We do have 1 more home game after this one so then will be ok I reckon
couchpotatoe
26/04/2006 16:46:00
0
If we had something to shout about then fair enough I would, Southend fans won't be on the pitch they will be to afraid
calvthom
27/04/2006 10:31:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Llorente Scores £3.8m Goal as Swans Net £109.5m

Fernando Llorente's winning goal against West Brom in Sunday's final League of the season was worth an extra £3.8m for the club

Swansea City Release Tremmel & Emnes

Swansea City have released goalkeeper Gerhard Tremmel and Marvin Emnes

2016/17 Second Best Goal Return Ever

The Premier League season of 2016/17 didn't see a new goal record set in the top flight of football on Sunday, however the final day got extremely close.

Premier League 2016/17 Assist Kings (22/5/17)

With Sunday being the final day of the Premier League season of 2016/17, the Assist King Winner is now known.

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs West Brom
Suggested By:
Nordfeldt4%
Naughton0%
Mawson3%
Fernandez3%
Olsson0%
Fer0%
Britton14%
Carroll3%
Sigurdsson17%
Ayew42%
Llorente14%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Chelsea 38 30 3 5 93 52
2 Spurs 38 26 8 4 86 60
3 Man City 38 23 9 6 78 41
4 Liverpool 38 22 10 6 76 36
5 Arsenal 38 23 6 9 75 33
6 Man Utd 38 18 15 5 69 25
7 Everton 38 17 10 11 61 18
8 Southampton 38 12 10 16 46 -7
9 AFC Bournemouth 38 12 10 16 46 -12
10 WBA 38 12 9 17 45 -8
11 West Ham 38 12 9 17 45 -17
12 Leicester City 38 12 8 18 44 -15
13 Stoke 38 11 11 16 44 -15
14 Crystal Palace 38 12 5 21 41 -13
15 Swansea 38 12 5 21 41 -25
16 Burnley 38 11 7 20 40 -16
17 Watford 38 11 7 20 40 -28
R Hull City 38 9 7 22 34 -43
R Middlesbrough 38 5 13 20 28 -26
R Sunderland 38 6 6 26 24 -40
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.yugo233
2.Phil W3
3.KevinE2
4.stevieray1
5.GilT1
Write for Vital Football