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22 men banned from attending football matches

22 men have been banned from attending football matches for a total of 84 years and one has been jailed following a disorder in Lincoln.

The men were involved in a fight outside of the Anchor pub in Lincoln’s High Street on 26th October 2019. On this day Lincoln City FC’s fixture with Bolton Wanderers had been postponed.

Several pub windows were damaged and those involved were later identified by the football spotting units at Lincolnshire Police and GMP.
The men appeared before Lincoln Magistrates between July 2019 and 1st September this year with all pleading guilty to their charges.
One man received a 14-week custodial sentence while others were handed suspended sentences in addition to the bans.

The following sentences were passed:

Craig Duncan (31) of Rushey Fold Lane, Bolton pleaded guilty to affray. He received a 4 year football banning order, a 12-week prison sentence suspended for 12 months and 200 hours of unpaid work.

Chris Ainsworth (42) of Tetbury Drive, Bolton pleaded guilty to affray. He received a 4 year football banning order, a 12-week prison sentence suspended for 12 months and 120 hours of unpaid work.

Kieran Briscoe (35) of Greenroyd Avenue, Bolton pleaded guilty to affray. He received a 4 year football banning order, a 12-week prison sentence suspended for 12 months and 160 hours unpaid work.

Adam Handley (32) of Cramond Walk, Bolton pleaded guilty to affray. He received a 4 year football banning order and a 14-week prison sentence.

Gary Larkman (52) of Highfield Road, Bolton pleaded guilty to affray. He received a 4 year banning order, a 14-week prison sentence suspended for 12 months and 120 hours of unpaid work.

James Malik (21) of Moores Lane, Wigan, pleaded guilty to affray. He received a 4 year banning order, a 14-week sentence suspended for a year and 120 hours of unpaid work.

Ashley Morris (32) of Bar Lane, Bolton pleaded guilty to affray. He received a 4 year banning order, a 14-week sentence suspended for a year and 120 hours of unpaid work.

Christopher Denis Riordan (40) of Mars Avenue, Bolton pleaded guilty to affray. He received a 4 year banning order, a 14-week sentence suspended for a year and 120 hours unpaid work.

Luke Steggles (19) of Leinster Street, Bolton pleaded guilty to fear or provocation of violence. He received a 4 year banning order and a 14-week sentence suspended for a year.

Martin Walker (43) of Ascot Road, Bolton pleaded guilty to affray. He received a 4 year banning order and a 14-week sentence suspended for a year.

Marlon Hibbert (43) of Plodder Lane, Bolton pleaded guilty to affray. He received a 4 year banning order and a 14-week sentence suspended for a year.

Kirk Hilton (33) of Grove Street, Bolton pleaded guilty to fear or provocation of violence. He received a 5 year banning order and a 14-week sentence suspended for a year.

Jordan Lee Johnson (27) of Jethro Street Bolton pleaded guilty to affray. He received a 5 year banning order and a 14-week sentence suspended for a year.

William Bowling (41) of Haseley Close, Manchester pleaded guilty to fear or provocation of violence. He received a 3 year banning order, a 14-week sentence suspended for a year and 120 hours of unpaid work.

Phillip Hales (46) of Devon Close, Bolton, pleaded guilty to fear or provocation of violence. He received a 5 year banning order, a 14 week sentence suspended for a year and 120 hours of unpaid work.

Jordan Munks (26) of Princess Square, Billinghay, Lincoln, pleaded guilty to fear or provocation of violence. He received a 4 year football banning order, a 6-week sentence suspended for 12 months and 100 hours of unpaid work.

Jamie Nickell (28) of Addison Drive, Lincoln, pleaded guilty to fear or provocation of violence. He received a 3 year football banning order, a 6-week sentence suspended for 12 months and 80 hours of unpaid work.

Stephen Ralph Griffin (47) of St Catherines, Lincoln, pleaded guilty to fear or provocation of violence. He received a 3 year football banning order, a 6-week prison sentence suspended for 12 months and unpaid work.

Three 17-year-old man and one 16-year-old man who cannot be named each received 3 year bans and were referred to Youth Offending Services. They are from Bolton.

The men were also ordered to each pay a proportion of the court costs which amounted to £4,500 and compensation to the pub of £5,500.

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