DanielSexton wrote: ↑Fri Apr 01, 2022 9:14 am
The idea that you could ban ‘the shed side army’ seems daft to me. If individuals are causing the club a problem then it’s up to the club to find a way to deal with the individuals. Some kind of collective punishment is wrong and wouldn’t work anyway. It’s not like there’s a registered list of members or something and plenty of people in the Shed can see who the troublemakers are - you don’t have to be in the ssa to identify them
You do yourself a disservice Danny, especially after the all the hard work put in over the last year or so. I can't believe you prefer the banning of fellow SSA members over self regulation. Or is this just an attempt to up the ante, to a point where bans are met with demonstrations and more anti-social behaviour? If the SSA refuses to accept an instruction from the club to cease pyrotechnics, then you know what the next step is. So you have a choice here
- collectively agree (no bu**sh*t about "it's not me it's the guy beside me") to stop this dangerous behaviour
- the Shed gets closed
Then you can face the wrath of the hundreds of men women and children who just want to watch the match without someone putting their health and safety - and lives - at risk.
Of course there are other options
- body searching everyone going into the ground
- Apprehend the culprits in the act.
The first will cause queues to the train station and beyond. The second can only be carried out by fully kitted out firemen. Both are cost prohibitive and impractical.