Fans charged after trouble at Sunderland-Newcastle derby - and police hunt more men

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FIVE more football fans have been charged with invading the pitch after the Wear-Tyne derby.

Thirty-seven people were arrested after the match at the Stadium of Light in January.

Police want to trace these men

Police want to trace these men

Keith Paul Frederick Alderson, 26, of Rosebank Close, Ryhope; Jamie Davison, 19, of Prestwick Road, and Steven Wilton, 25, of East Vines, Sunderland, have been charged with going into the playing area.

James Smart, 19, of Hendon Close, and Aaron Leslie Sproat, 24, of North Bridge Street, face the same charge.

Ricky Fenwick, 19, of Hertford, Gateshead, has been charged with criminal damage. They are all due to appear in court on March 15.

Police have trawled through thousands of photographs and hours of CCTV and video footage from the and now want to trace three more men (pictured left).

Anyone who recognises the them should call police on 03456 043 043 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

* Sunderland fan Ross Miller, 17, from Spennymoor, who allegedly shoved Newcastle goalkeeper Steve Harper during the game, was re-bailed by police on Friday.