The first of the two sees a Bluebirds supporter trying to resist getting ejected out of the ground by stewards, the reason why he got taken away is not known.
I saw this bloke still resisting in the concourse 😂😂 https://t.co/Sy6xf1Sn0k
— Joshua Watson (@josh_wats09123) February 23, 2020
The incident, which took place prior to kick off, shows a couple of the five stewards handling him, before falling into two rows of seats and into spectators.
A second video shows another situation during the game where stewards walked up the steps of one stand towards a Stoke fan that had been making plane gestures at those in the away end.
— Joshua Watson (@josh_wats09123) February 22, 2020
One witness said: “I’m sat behind in the pink hat. The banter was out of hand throughout the whole game. The bloke in front of me (2nd to walk down the steps) left behind a child (around 10) in floods of tears. I didn’t see him do anything, however I’m so glad our club and the police did something.”
This is the second time this season we’ve reported this happening towards Cardiff supporters as Reading fans did it in reference to the sad death of player Emiliano Sala a few years ago.
A Reading fan in the away end appears to make an aeroplane gesture towards the home supporters. pic.twitter.com/zEKu7R2Dqp
— Callum Ellis (@CallumJEllis) January 31, 2020
A short time later, stewards were then seen speaking to the fan before taking him by the arms and escorting him out of the ground.
Southampton fans taunted and mocked the death of Sala in February last year. All three were fined over £500 and one was given a four-year football banning order.
Hampshire Constabulary’s football officer Andrew Darbyshire said the minute’s silence before the Southampton game was “impeccably observed” but the three men were a “small minority whose behaviour goes over the line”.
Each man admitted using threatening, abusive words or behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress, making it an arrestable offence.
Fans gave their reaction as Cardiff and Stoke fans get kicked out of the stands…
This is not a true representation of a Stoke fan. I’m glad he was removed from the ground, good luck for the rest of the season.
— Stoke Loud & Proud (@StokeLoudProud) February 23, 2020
Our club is full of these type, let’s not kid ourselves….🤷🏼♂️🤦🏼♂️
— 🤘🏼Mighty Potter🏴 (@darren2903) February 23, 2020
What a total tool. Hope we give them a ban.
— Thomas Frost (@Frosty_Potter89) February 22, 2020
Classiest fans in football strike again.
— EDDIE (@Ejroe) February 22, 2020
Totally unacceptable and embarrassing for the club.
— Thames Valley Potter (@thamesvalleypo1) February 22, 2020
FFS. Ban him for life Stoke!
— Tim Whitehurst (@TimWhitehurst84) February 22, 2020
I hope he gets banned for life
— beth1234 (@bethjayne1234) February 22, 2020
— Bryn Shurgold (@shurgold_bryn) February 22, 2020
Rightly chucked out. Now ban them for life @stokecity . Unacceptable behaviour. Sad thing is other fans will think we're all like that, and talk about us that way. Has to be stamped out.
— Stokie'73 🔴⚪️🔴⚪️ (@potter2207) February 23, 2020
Unfortunately some fans take their brains out and leave them at the door when it comes to football. Simply unacceptable and no excuse. Lifetime bans for them hopefully
— peter sutton (@greenhoff) February 23, 2020
Not all of us are like that. Of course there will be immature and disrespectful people about but we dont associate them with our club. They arent a football fan
— Pownzzz (@Pownzzz98) February 23, 2020
That's disgusting. I'm sorry your club was subjected to such behaviour. I really hope these people are banned for life, this isn't the sort of thing I want my kids to see when taken to the football.
— Frosty (@FrostyHxC) February 23, 2020
Will they ever learn? #Morons
— Iain Stuart (@greyprawn) February 22, 2020
What a bell end. Glad he got fucked off, hope he’s not back anytime soon.
— Simon Deakin (@deakin366) February 22, 2020
Embarrassing for the club. Scumbags
— Jay (@StokeJay_) February 22, 2020
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