Newcastle Slams Overzealous Fans.

Newcastle Impose a Lifetime barn on Guilty Fans.
Newcastle Impose a Lifetime barn on Guilty Fans.

Newcastle fans who caused mayhem in the city center after the magpies lost to Sunderland in yesterday’s Tyne- Wear derby has been handed a lifetime ban by the club, according to a report on Monday.
A statement on the club’s website (www.nufc.co.uk) said the club were “embarrassed and appalled” by the violence that followed the 3- 0 home defeat.
“Newcastle United has been working with Northumbria Police, and will continue to do so, in order to identify all of the individuals concerned,” the statement reads.
“The club will take the strongest possible action against those involved in the disturbances and will impose immediate lifetime bans on all those found guilty.
“These deplorable individuals have no place at Newcastle United and bring shame on the club and the vast majority of its proper, law- abiding fans.”
These deplorable fans threw bottles, rocks and broken pavements, they even set a rubbish bin on fire as mounted officers tried to move crowds back to allow visiting fans to be escorted to train stations. In the interval, four police officers were injured.
According to Northumbria Police, 29 arrests were made. A police spokesman said officers are studying CCTV footage of the city centre to identify the troublemakers.
British newspapers condemn both the Wembley and the Newcastle stadiums violence. Fourteen people were arrested at Wembley on Saturday, 12 of them Millwall fans, for offences such as affray, possession of offensive weapons, possession of class A drugs, ticket touting and assaults on police.

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