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Bristol football hooligan jailed for seven months

Kevin Crehan - Avon and Somerset Constabulary
Image caption Kevin Crehan was caught with a sawn-off pool cue down his trousers

A Bristol man has been sentenced to seven months in prison for breaching a three year football banning order.

Bristol Crown Court heard that Kevin Crehan, 28, of Stockwood Crescent, was caught with a a sawn-off pool cue down his trousers.

Crehan admitted four breaches, including failing to report to a police station during the World Cup.

He also admitted being inside an exclusion zone before a Bristol City FC and Millwall match on 7 August.

The 28-year-old had been banned from being within a mile of Bristol City FC's ground at Ashton Gate.

Crehan pleaded guilty to having the offensive weapon and stealing a DVD at an earlier hearing.

The court heard that Crehan had a list of previous convictions, including assaulting a police officer.

He was one of 60 football hooligans from the Bristol area barred from attending the World Cup in South Africa, the court heard.

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