Newcastle-Sunderland

Police arrest 29 in post-derby violence

April 14, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
A total of 29 football fans were arrested and three police officers injured after violence erupted following a derby match in Newcastle, England, on Sunday.

Missiles were thrown at police as a group of Newcastle fans tried to confront Sunderland supporters in Central Station after the home side's 3-0 defeat at St. James' Park.

One officer was taken to hospital for treatment, Northumbria Police said.

"The vast majority of fans were well behaved today and enjoyed the ...

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