West Ham United Statement

Following last night's incident prior to the match against Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United would like to reaffirm its commitment to the eradication of hooliganism. We fully support the Police and will offer every assistance in identifying any persons connected with the Club that commits acts of violence or public disorder.

Our policy in respect to persons found guilty of hooliganism is an immediate life ban from attending Upton Park and this will be strictly enforced on any persons found guilty after last night's incident.

West Ham United will make no further comment on the matter until such times as the legal process has been completed.