Johannesburg - The Premier Soccer League have suspended the cases involving
spectator misbehaviour pending the outcome of an appeal made by Orlando
The Buccaneers are currently facing three charges relating to fan
trouble, although the Soweto giants have challenged the interpretation
of Rule 53.2.3 and Rule 53.3.4 of the National Soccer League which claim
they are strictly/vicariously liable for the conduct of their
Of those three charges, two are being contested by Pirates while the third is still being heard by the Disciplinary Committee.
The PSL DC panel said: "It is only proper that until the Appeal
Board (of SAFA) decides on whether have been giving a proper
interpretation to this rule or not, then all other matters that are
pending the DC, will thereafter start giving the interpretation as
pronounced by the Appeals Board."