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Blues fans are top of the league

11 October 2013

Wanderers were one of only four clubs in the Football League not to have a single fan arrested at a match last season, according to the latest Home Office report.

Chairboys joined fellow Sky Bet League 2 sides Accrington Stanley, Dagenham & Redbridge and Fleetwood Town in achieving that honour.

The total number of arrests at professional football matches during the 2012/13 season was less than 0.01% of the 39 million people attending games. This equates to one arrest for every 14,000 people and less than one arrest per game. 


Football League chairman, Greg Clarke said: “The domestic game is ever vigilant about the threat of serious crowd disorder at our matches and works closely with the relevant authorities to ensure that our grounds are a safe place to watch football.
“To this end, Football League clubs spend more than £6million each season on policing matches and over £10million on their own security and stewarding operations. 
“It is encouraging to see that there were no arrests at three quarters of the matches played in England and Wales. I believe it demonstrates that the game’s approach to crowd management is the right one and is improving all the time.”

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