Scottish Soccer Fans Want To Get Pished

The GUARDIAN discusses the stance of John Boyle, the chairman of a Scottish Premier League team, who advocates allowing fans to be able to get drunk once again while watching games.

(Getting these guys tanked: Good idea or best idea?)

“Yet people must think twice before heeding Boyle’s pleas. This is, in the most blatant case, an example of something which ain’t broke, and doesn’t require fixing. It is 28 years since drinking on the terraces of Scottish grounds was prohibited, a full-scale riot at an Old Firm Scottish Cup final sufficient to trigger the introduction of the Criminal Justice Act and prohibit punters from indulging in beer rather than Bovril. Read more…