Tag: Fans Agaisnt Criminalisation

The Struggle Goes On. . .

The Struggle Goes On. . . By @St_Sixtus – Drumbhoy published with permission from – http://drumbhoy.wordpress.com/ As the dust settles on Thomas Rannachans Axe The Act Campaign in the Govan by-election campaign, I thought I’d write down a few paragraphs on it all. The campaign was most definitely a success. It was a success because the SNP […]

FAC. Dion's Story – Guilty Until Proven Innocent.

On the 26th of December 2012 I was enjoying watching my team over the festive period. This came to a quick end when I was wrongly arrested under the Offensive behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications act 2012 and for apparently singing a song supporting a terrorist organisation. I was held in custody over night, […]

FAC. Danny's Story

I listened to Danny tell his story at the Fans Against Criminalisation (FAC) press conference last Friday. After a chat Danny kindly agreed to share his story with our readers. Danny’s Story On the 22nd of August 2010, on the day of the first home game of season 2010/2011, the Green Brigade unfurled a banner […]

FAC Report 1 – Siobhan McMahon MSP

I was delighted to be asked to attend a Fans Against Criminalisation (FAC) press conference in a Glasgow hotel this morning. I have taken notes so once I have them sorted I’ll put out another couple of articles. One looking at the human cost of the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act and […]

A final report on the visit by FAC to Holyrood via Celtic Trust

Published on Tuesday 30th April, 2013 by Celtic Trust John gives his extended reflections on the discussions of that day   I discuss the parts of the meeting that interested me the most and I offer some reflective comments: We were told in unequivocal terms that the Bill is about tackling ‘sectarianism’. FAC members argued that existing legislation […]

FAC Group At Hollyrood with Images.

First of all thanks to Fans Against Criminalisation for giving us the chance to tell MSP’s exactly what we thought about the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012 brought in last year and telling a couple of them what they could do with it. In a polite manner of course. Special thanks also […]


I simply can not fcuking believe it.  My life seems full to overflowing with flabergastation (now there IS an Americanism if you ever saw one) of late.  A month or so ago we had the conclusion of the commission held under the “impartial” auspices of the “honourable”, for one must not judge lest he become […]

FAC Issue Action Plan

FAC is an independent umbrella group comprising the Green Brigade, Celtic Trust, Celtic Supporters Association, Affiliation of Registered Celtic Supporters Clubs and Association of Irish Celtic Supporters Clubs, representing thousands of Celtic fans.     Saturday 23 March:  12-2 evidence gathering session (venue to be announced) there will be an opportunity for anyone who was present […]