No ban for Hertfordshire Arsenal fan

AN Arsenal fan has escaped a football banning order despite pleading guilty to two offences at the first leg of the club’s Carling Cup tie against Ipswich Town.

Scott Everid, from Cuffley, was fined �250 for a public order offence and another �250 for resisting a Pc when he appeared at Ipswich Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday.

The offences happened in the away end of Ipswich’s Portman Road ground 15 minutes into the semi-final clash, which Arsenal lost 1-0.

Everid, 27, of Northaw Road East, also had to pay �100 costs.

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