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Don't tend to drink at games these days. Don't tend to drink much at all TBH.
Won't be drinking at future games either, as I very likely won't be at the games. I get precious little leisure time (and money), and I have to be careful how I spend it. Ultimately, if there's a doubt about the probity of the game then why would I spend my time and money on it? There are more fulfilling and honest things I could be doing on a Sunday afternoon.
The game at all levels needs to ban lifting. It achieves nothing and is not needed to tackle a player. Whether a player intends to lift and put an opponent in a dangerous position or not, he should get a red card and face a long ban. Ferres for me should face a minimum 8 match ban and a warning sent to all clubs that such tackles are dangerous and will not be tolerated. The game is hard enough as it is. Part of the problem is our players are getting over coached on becoming bigger and stronger and getting over coached in the wrestling techniques. Do we really want to keep on allowing lifting and twisting players and putting them in a position where they risk ending up badly injured? I dont