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62 arrested in pre-match violence in Warwickshire

62 people were arrested in the build-up to a non-league football match. Riot police were called to deal with violent disorder after problems at several pubs in Nuneaton in Warwickshire yesterday.

Officers from three forces and the British Transport Police had to be brought in shortly before 10.30am after reports of trouble.

The arrests were made before a non-league fixture between home side Nuneaton Town FC and Lincoln City FC.

Nuneaton Town chief executive Ian Neale said the trouble was nothing to do with the football club or its supporters

Lincoln City manager leaves the club

The Board of Directors at Lincoln City Football Club has today announced that manager David Holdsworth has left the Club by mutual consent.

The Board thanks David for his efforts during his tenure and we wish him every success for the future.

No further comment will be made by the Football Club or its officials at this time.

– Lincoln City club statement

David Holdsworth replaced Steve Tilson as Lincoln City manager in October 2011.


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