BBC RADIO 5 LIVE: Football violence and drugs

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Release date: 11/3/2019

Description

After a number of incidents over the weekend saw 'fans' invade pitches and assault footballers, Dr Geoff Pearson appeared on BBC 5 Live (at 41 mins) to talk about whether rising cocaine use - coupled with alcohol being banned on organised transport and on the terraces - could be to blame.

Media contributions

Title5 Live
Media name/outletBBC Radio 5 Live
Media typeRadio
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date11/03/19
DescriptionAfter a number of incidents over the weekend saw 'fans' invade pitches and assault footballers, Dr Geoff Pearson appeared on BBC 5 Live (at 41 mins) to talk about whether rising cocaine use - coupled with alcohol being banned on organised transport and on the terraces - could be to blame.
URLhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000313w
PersonsGeoff Pearson