Police say football hooligans will be dealt with robustly after twenty-three people were arrested at a match involving two Midands clubs in Stoke-on-Trent.
Officers were pelted with missiles and a police car was smashed up. Today, a criminologist told ITV News that lower league clubs can still be volatile places.
A group of football fans arrested after trouble broke out at a local derby match have been bailed.
The 23 people were all detained after problems before, during and after Saturday's League One game between Port Vale and Wolves.
A detailed investigation is under way into the offences committed and evidence will be put before the courts in relation to the criminal behaviour of those to decided to become involved.
Ch Supt Jon Drake from Staffordshire Police speaks out following the arrest of 23 people after the Port Vale match against Wolves yesterday.
Police say they believe around two-thirds of those arrested after trouble broke out at the Port Vale grounds following the team's 3-1 loss to Wolves were home supporters.
All 23 people arrested by Staffordshire Police have now been released on bail.
Around 2/3rds of those arrested in the disorder are believed to associate themselves with #PortVale - Investigations continue
Police have been pelted with bottles and missiles after trouble broke out between football fans following a highly-charged local derby game.
Officers arrested 23 people when Port Vale entertained rivals Wolverhampton Wanderers in League One yesterday.
Staffordshire Police said it was "confronted by a significant group of home fans" involved in "violent disorder" who had gone out of their way to target police lines.
The force is now scouring CCTV from the day's fixture, which Wolves won 3 - 1, in a bid to trace everybody who had a hand in causing trouble.
Port Vale said it would fully back any police action against any of its fans involved.
Wolverhampton Wanderers have tweeted about violence following the club's 2-1 victory over Crawley Town in League One.
Hearing reports of bricks being thrown at a Crawley fans coach in City Centre.Wolves officials have spoken to Police-it's being investigated
Unaware yet if those responsible are Wolves fans but either way, sorry to those Crawley fans affected after they were brilliant on the night
Am sure all Wolves fans would join us in condemning the actions of these mindless idiots towards visiting Crawley supporters.
Wolves 2 - 1 Crawley Town - full report
Wolves 1 - 0 Crawley
Wolves manager Kenny Jackett has told ITV News Central there is still a place in the team for want-away striker Kevin Doyle.
Jackett admitted Doyle was likely to be sold as Wolves try to bring their wage bill down but said there was no reason he would not pick the striker while he was available to the club.