DG questions judge’s wisdom on pitch invader

Gold2West Ham co chairman David Gold has questioned the wisdom of  District Judge Gareth Branston.

The judge made a joke of the antics of Hammers fan Jordan Dunn who invaded the pitch to take a free kick against Spurs on opening day.

He commented that the fan had bent it like Beckham.Regrettably it was about 30mph slower than David Beckham and the West Ham goalkeeper did his job by easily saving it.The professional footballer who followed you did not do any better.”

The judge decided not to impose a football banning order on Jordan Dunn called for by the prosecution, saying he was taking into account Dunn’s previous good character and he was instead fined £305.

Gold took to twitter to say: ‘You bent it like Beckham’: Judge PRAISES drunk pitch invader who took free kick. What kind of message does this send out?? dg’


About Sean Whetstone

I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter

4 comments on “DG questions judge’s wisdom on pitch invader

  1. DG is dead right – this guy is an absolute idiot and he should be made an example of!

    I read elsewhere that people are talking about having a whip-round to pay his fine – I find that unbelievable – the berk should be banned for life!

    Harsh but fair!

  2. Why is Gold getting upset by yet another senior person treating him and his club like a mug.thought he’d be used to it by now!

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