Newcastle ‘embarrassed and appalled’ by ‘so-called fans’ after Sunderland victory sparks violence

A strong police presence is visible on the streets of Newcastle among Newcastle United fan safter the Tyne-Wear derby match, with supporters allegedly seen throwing firecrackers and glass bottles, and setting fire to wheelie bins following Newcastle's 3-0 defeat to rivals Sunderland
A strong police presence is visible on the streets of Newcastle among Newcastle United fan safter the Tyne-Wear derby match, with supporters allegedly seen throwing firecrackers and glass bottles, and setting fire to wheelie bins following Newcastle's 3-0 defeat to rivals Sunderland
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MAGPIE bosses have said they are disgusted by the behaviour of Newcastle fans after Sunderland’s derby day victory.

Black and white supporters were humiliated by a 3-0 home defeat by the Black Cats, with some fans taking part in violent disorder after the match.

In a statement, NUFC bosses said: “We were embarrassed and appalled by the behaviour of a minority of so-called fans who last night were involved in disturbances and disorder in Newcastle city centre after the match.

“Newcastle United have been working with Northumbria Police, and will continue to do so, in order to identify all of the individuals concerned.

“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.”