Text  Larger | Smaller | Default

NewsNow

East End pub bans West Ham fans


Filed: Thursday, 22nd September 2016
By: Staff Writer


A brewery situated within spitting distance of the Olympic Stadium has told West Ham supporters they are no longer welcome.

The Crate Brewery, which is situated at Hackney Wick - just a few hundred yards from West Ham's home ground - distributed letters ahead of last night's EFL Cup fixture with Accrington Stanley informing fans not to return after the match if they are wearing "West Ham football merchandise".



Writer Emily Pulham, who is a regular contributor to monthly magazine Blowing Bubbles was one of those to receive the letter. Disgusted by the venue's discriminatory approach, she took to twitter to express her annoyance.

"It's frustrating that after spending money and abiding by their rules, I was singled out and told that I wasn't allowed in after the match via a pre-printed piece of paper," she wrote. "I felt unwelcome and so will simply go elsewhere. I was quite surprised by it!



Am image from the Brewery website


"They told a paying customer her custom wasn't welcome after the match. It's not a great customer experience, I'm afraid! It's fine for them to do that, but it's not very welcoming and just not for me.

"But is a shame to be told that when you're a well behaved patron."






Related News

   arrow   East End pub bans West Ham fans [22nd Sep 2016]



Your Comments


Please note that this section is for comments relating to the above news item only. Any off-topic or abusive posts will be removed. Posts including either links and/or foul language are automatically filtered and will not be published. To engage in further discussion on any of our news stories, visit the KUMB Forums.

Not a member of the KUMB Forums? You may register for free membership here.

comments powered by Disqus
 
News Image




On This Day ...

One Year Ago
Tuchel spurns Hammers offer
Former Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel has ruled himself out of the running to ...more
Three Years Ago
Post-match press conference: Slaven Bilic vs Norwich City
Slaven Bilic was reasonably happy with a point after he saw his side come from behind twice to draw ...more
Five Years Ago
Carlton's coming home
Carlton Cole is expected to officially return to West Ham ahead of this weekend's trip to Hull on a ...more