§ Bob Russell
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether legislation to prevent football supporters from leaving the UK to attend matches abroad applies to(a) players and (b) officials. 
§ Ms Blears [holding answer 1 March 2004]
The provisions of the Football Spectators Act 1989 (as amended by the Football (Disorder Act 2000) apply to all residents of England and Wales. No senior player or official is currently subject to a football banning order.