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Sheffield United condemn behaviour of some fans after violence at Norwich game

Norwich held on for a 1-0 win at Bramall Lane Credit: PA

Sheffield United have issued a statement saying they won't stand for violent behaviour from fans after Norwich City supporters were attacked after the game on Saturday.

The Yorkshire club say they're liaising with Norwich City and South Yorkshire Police after incidents during and after the game. Supporters were injured in a number of incidents, objects were thrown onto the pitch while Norwich officials were threatened and abused.

In a clear move to deal with the troublemakers, the Board of Sheffield United FC issued a strongly worded statement condemning the selfish nature of some fans.

"Violence in any form is unacceptable at Bramall Lane. The club invests significant sums and management time in assuring the safety of our fans and guests and we shall redouble our efforts to ensure that no supporters are injured and no attendees are obnoxious or abusive towards the directors and officials of our fans and guests, such as Norwich. We'd like to assure our fans and supporters that the staff and management of Sheffield United, in co-operation with South Yorkshire Police, will make every effort to assure a safe environment for the derby at the weekend.

– Sheffield United

Sheffield United have already banned seven fans this season, including two from Saturday's game - a 22-year-old and a 39-year-old have both been charged by police since the weekend.

Further South Yorkshire Police investigations are ongoing and Sheffield United's CCTV footage is being used to support the attempts to bring offenders to justice.

Sheffield United have been reported to the Football Association following Saturday's game and the club could face sanctions, including financial penalties.