Chelsea fans had 'grenades' in stadium
THREE Chelsea fans have admitted taking smoke "grenades" into the Liberty Stadium.
Jamie Peter Greenwood, 26, and his cousin, Harry, 19, both appeared in the dock alongside a 17-year-old who cannot be named for legal reasons.
The two older fans were warned they could face up to three months in jail under the Sporting Events (Control of Alcohol, etc.) Act 1985.
An Enola Gaye smoke grenade was found in the jacket of Jamie Greenwood as he was searched at the turnstile ahead of Wednesday's cup semi final.
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He later told police he had bought three of the "grenades" which would have released a 90-second stream of blue smoke if they were let off. Officers then asked him where the other two were and he said he did not know.
Officers tracked down others in his group and Harry Greenwood then produced one "grenade" from his pocket. A third was found tucked into the jeans of the youngest fan.
Prosecutor Linda Baker asked for all three to be made subject to a Football Banning Order during the hearing at Swansea Magistrates' Court, but the defendants will oppose the application.
Phil Huxtable, for the trio, said: "All three said it wasn't their intention to use them to cause harm to other persons."
Two of the group admitted they would have released the top of the ''grenades'' if Chelsea had scored.
Judge Vivian Manning-Davies released all three on bail to attend court next week for sentencing. He told Jamie, of Church Street, London, and Harry Greenwood, of Bernard Crescent, London: "I am considering custody. You should prepare yourselves for that."
The youth cannot be jailed for this offence because of his age.