Via MUST Committee Member Dale Haslam (@redsawaynew)
More documentation came through today relating to the comical dealings at Newham Council and West Ham over MUFC ticket allocations.
Of interest is that Sheila Roberts takes it upon herself to represent West Ham's safety advisory group, despite not being chairwoman.
She's the enforcement manager, but, officially, it gives her no right to comment in an official capacity about SAG matters.
However, Roberts wrote to the Met Police expressing "concern given the previous behaviour of MUFC supporters at recent games."
Another SAG document alleges our fans arrived late at Sunderland and verbally abused stewards. Sunderland head of safety has no knowledge.
The SAG never adequately explained what this 'previous behaviour' was. And Roberts's efforts to dock us tickets got even more desperate.
She claimed fans were more likely to misbehave at the FA Cup match as the threat of a banning order was empty due to Upton Park closing.
It's concerning that a council worker who insists on sticking her nose into football matters has such a poor knowledge of banning orders.
Not only did we still have to play them in the league, banning orders can apply at multiple grounds and for years. What utter nonsense.
Much more to come on this one. Will hopefully result in a major overhaul of Newham Council's lousy practices related to allocation setting.
Just a reminder of the background. Before the FA Cup game, the SAG met and everyone agreed 5.5k was fair, yet it mysteriously fell to 4,900.
Vague reference was given to bad behaviour at recent games with no evidence. SAG chairman Nick Bracken has been silent on the issue.
The league game allocation - cut by 1k - was set based on reds' behaviour in the cup game - completely inconsistent to normal practice.
League game allocation should have been determined by last season's league game. Police report had no concerns about MUFC fans last year.
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