It’s hard to say what the Oakland Raiders’ fanbase will be like after the team moves to Las Vegas in 2020 . . . but Vegas is apparently expecting the fans to continue to be the HOOLIGANS of the NFL.
According to ‘Las Vegas Locally‘, the Raiders’ brand-new stadium will feature retractable doors, a glass-domed roof, a grass field, and a, quote, “small JAIL and COURTROOM for unruly fans.”
And that’s just the start. The stadium will have its own “area command” with dedicated officers like the Vegas Strip, and the cops are planning to “make an example” of rowdy fans from the start.
Fans who are caught fighting may have their personal seat licenses and season tickets revoked, which would be a big deal to any fan who’s insane enough about football to start brawling with other fans and the police.
Believe it or not, this wouldn’t be the first time an NFL team has had a “court” at a stadium. The Philadelphia Eagles had one at the old Veterans Stadium, which, you know also makes sense considering . . . Eagles fans.
Coincidentally, Raiders fans were involved in a brawl at a preseason game just this past Saturday against the Rams in Los Angeles.