A FOOTBALL supporter has been fined after an incident at Hereford's Edgar Street stadium in October last year.

Lewis Hughes-Cound went onto the playing area during a match between Hereford and Rochdale on October 16.

He pleaded guilty to a charge of going onto a playing area at a football match when he appeared before magistrates in Hereford on March 4.

Prosecuting, Paul John said that Hughes-Cound had no lawful reason or excuse to do so.


The 27-year-old of Hever Road in Hereford must pay a fine of £80, as well as prosecution costs of £135 and a victim surcharge of £32.

Police spoke out about safety at games in 2019 after an earlier incident at the football grounds.

Herefordshire local policing commander Superintendent Sue Thomas said at the time: "The majority of fans attend football matches to support their respective teams peacefully and we want to ensure they can continue to do so safely while enjoying the match."