Brighton will hand an indefinite ban to a soccer supporter who was convicted of shouting homophobic abuse throughout a Premier League match on the Amex Stadium.
Luke Reece, 21, was overheard directing abuse at close by Brighton followers by a member of membership workers within the sport towards Arsenal on October 2.
Reece tried to depart the bottom after realising he had been noticed, however he was stopped by workers and police earlier than being arrested.
Following a trial at Brighton Magistrates Court docket, Reece was on Tuesday convicted of indecent chanting at a delegated soccer match and can serve a soccer banning order for 3 years. He was additionally fined and ordered to pay prices.
Brighton labored intently with Sussex Police on the case and following the responsible verdict will implement their very own extra sanctions.
“Now we have a zero-tolerance strategy on all types of anti-social behaviour and this consists of any type of abuse,” a membership spokesman stated on Thursday.
“We labored intently with Sussex Police to determine and prosecute the person involved and we welcome the responsible verdict from the courts.
“The person may even be topic to an indefinite ban from the Amex.”