Football matches cancelled after damage caused to pitches by motorists

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Police are appealing for information after motorists damaged sports fields in Baslow and Stoney Middleton.

Sometime overnight between Thursday, October 27 and Friday, October 28, vandals drove onto the Baslow and Stoney Middleton Sports Fields and tore up the ground, leaving tracks.

Damage caused at sports fields in Baslow and Stoney Middleton.

Damage caused at sports fields in Baslow and Stoney Middleton.

Damage was also caused to newly installed goal posts and nets at Baslow.

The damage has resulted in matches for both Stoney Middleton FC and Baslow FC to be cancelled.

The area’s Safer Neighbourhood officers are urging anyone with information, or may know of those responsible, to get in touch.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PCSO Anthony Boswell on 101 or by sending him a message here

Football net damaged causes match to be cancelled.

Football net damaged causes match to be cancelled.

To report a crime anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.