Hugh French and Faye Rolfe secure convictions in football violence case

June 6, 2023

On 19 October 2019 a large scale outbreak of public disorder took place in Luton Town centre following a Championship Football match between Luton Town and Bristol City Football Club which was marred by racist chanting from a small group of followers of Bristol City.

Following the incident, Bristol City launched its own investigation.

After a four week trial at Luton Crown Court, Hugh French leading Faye Rolfe, secured the convictions of a total of 10 defendants.
Sentencing will take place on 26 and 27 July.

Hugh French prosecutes and defends serious cases of Fraud, Serious Violence and Sexual Offences specialising in providing advocacy, advice and representation in serious and complex cases.
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Faye Rolfe both prosecutes and defends General Crime, Serious & Organised Crime and Fraud with a busy practice across the range of Chambers’ practice areas.
See more: [Faye Rolfe]

They were instructed by CPS Thames Valley.

News stories:
[The Guardian]
[Sky News]
[Daily Mail]
[Sky Sports]