Six arrests over football violence

Police have arrested six men in connection with a brawl between rival fans of Championship football clubs last month.

Ten men bailed in football brawl probe

Ten men arrested following a brawl between Brighton and Hove Albion and Crystal Palace football fans have been released on bail, police said.

Violence broke out in London between the two sets of supporters after the Championship clubs were involved in separate fixtures on November 10th.

A group of 10 men were questioned on suspicion of violent disorder this weekend and have been bailed until early January.

Four of the men were arrested in Sussex while six were held in Croydon and other parts of south London, Scotland Yard said.

Violence broke out in the King's Cross area after Brighton and Hove Albion drew 3-3 at Wolverhampton Wanderers and Crystal Palace secured a 2-1 victory at Peterborough United.

The arrests this weekend came as the rival clubs met each other in the league, at Palace's Selhurst Park, in south London.

Violence followed London match

The investigation was launched after violence broke out in the King's Cross area, the Seasiders having drawn 3-3 at Wolverhampton Wanderers and the Eagles securing a late 2-1 victory at Peterborough United.

The arrests come on the day the rival clubs are due to meet each other in the league, at Palace's Selhurst Park.

Police enforced crowd control measures when the two played each other in Croydon in January, including holding some fans in the ground after the final whistle to ease the risk of confrontation between rival supporters.

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6 arrested after football brawl

Police have arrested six men in connection with a brawl between rival fans of Championship football clubs last month.

Violence broke out between Brighton and Hove Albion supporters and Crystal Palace fans in London after the two clubs were involved in separate fixtures on November 10.

Officers from the Metropolitan Police Service's Public Order Investigations Team, working closely with colleagues in Kent, Surrey and Sussex Police, carried out the arrests at about 5am today.

Four of the men - aged 21, 23, 32 and 41 - were arrested in Sussex, while a 19-year-old and a 25-year-old were arrested in south London, police confirmed. They are currently being held at a south London police station on suspicion of violent disorder.