Fans will face no legal action over disorder on Newcastle vs Sunderland derby day

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TEN football fans suspected of taking part in derby day disorder will not face legal action.

 Northumbria Police officers arrested 20 people before, during and after Sunderland’s 2-1 win over rivals Newcastle United last October at the Stadium of Light. Six have already appeared in 
court.

 Northumbria Police today said that a further eight people have been told they will face no further police action when they answered bail in recent weeks.

 

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