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Newcastle And Rangers Fans Clash!

20 Mar 2013 14:18:33

Newcastle And Rangers Fans Clash!

A Jarrow man is one of six arrested by police investigating football violence after the recent Newcastle United v Chelsea game ... but with Glasgow Rangers supporters!

The 25-year-old, who has not been named, was arrested on March 3 on suspicion of affray, and bailed pending further inquiries.

Following his arrest, police carried out a number of warrants across Newcastle and Durham last Thursday, arresting three men on suspicion of affray.

One was aged 40 and two aged 43, and they are from Rowlands Gill and the Lanchester and Tow Law areas of County Durham.

On Friday, two more arrests on suspicion of affray were made by police, a man aged 39 from Newcastle and a man aged 40 from Washington.

All five of those subsequently arrested have also been bailed pending further inquiries.

All the arrests are linked to disorder in Raffertys bar at Pink Lane in Newcastle city after the Chelsea match on February 2 - believed to involved United supporters and Rangers fans from Scotland.

"The True Blue" links between Chelsea, Rangers and Linfield go back decades.

And due to the Glasgow club being dumped in amongst the part-timers of the Scottish League, with many grounds not able to handle the massive support of Scotland's No One club ... some of their supporters have renewed their Chelsea connections ... and started following the Blues.

Teams P GD PTS

1  Manchester United  29  38  74  2  Manchester City  29  25  59  3  Chelsea  29  28  55  4  Tottenham Hotspur  30  14  54  5  Arsenal  29  23  50  6  Everton  29  11  48  7  Liverpool  30  18  45  8  West Bromwich Albion  30  2  44  9  Swansea City  30  2  40  10  Fulham  29  -4  36  11  Stoke City  30  -8  34  12  Norwich City  30  -18  34  13  Newcastle United  30  -11  33  14  West Ham United  29  -11  33  15  Sunderland  30  -9  31  16  Southampton  30  -10  31  17  Aston Villa  30  -25  30  18  Wigan Athletic  29  -21  27  19  Reading  30  -22  23  20  Queens Park Rangers  30  -22  23 

RELEGATION BATTLE ...  

NEWCASTLE 

Manchester City (A)Fulham (H)Sunderland (H)  WBA (A)  Liverpool (H)West Ham Utd (A)  QPR (A)  Arsenal (H)

SUNDERLAND

Man Utd (H)Chelsea (A)Newcastle (A)Everton (H)Aston Villa (A)Stoke (H)Southampton (H)Tottenham (A)

SOUTHAMPTON

Chelsea (H)Reading (A)West Ham (H)Swansea (A)West Brom (H)Tottenham (A)Sunderland (A)Stoke (H)

ASTON VILLA

Liverpool (H)Stoke (A)Fulham (H)Man Utd (A)Sunderland (H)Norwich (A)Chelsea (H)Wigan (A)

WIGAN

Man City (A)Norwich (H)QPR (A)Swansea (H)West Ham (A)Tottenham (H)West Brom (A)Arsenal (A)Aston Villa (H)

QPR           Fulham (A)     Wigan Athletic (H)     Everton (A)     Stoke City (H)     Reading (A)     Arsenal (H)     Newcastle Utd (H)     Liverpool (A) 

 READING

Arsenal (A)Southampton (H)Liverpool (H)Norwich (A)QPR (H)Fulham (A)Man City (H)West Ham (A)

 

Source: Newcastle United Mad


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