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Bristol Rovers manager tells ITV News he feels ashamed of troublemaking fans at last night's Bristol derby. He added that continuing violence could lead to matches behind 'closed doors', with no spectators.
Bristol City manager Sean O'Driscoll said that although the match against Bristol Rovers was "tremendous", violence which broke out after the football derby was "disgraceful".
Mr O'Driscoll added: "That's what people will now be talking about...players were disappointed as well. The game was played in good spirit, competitive but not overzealous. We wanted the supporters to act in the same manner but unfortunately they didn't".
Mounted police were called in after a pitch invasion following Bristol City's 2-1 victory against Bristol Rovers at Ashton Gate tonight.
Avon and Somerset Police say they have arrested around a dozen "known hooligans" following violence atthe Bristol football derby.
Chief Superintendent Caroline Peters criticised a "small minority of hooligans" for coming to the match "with the sole intention of trying to spoil the enjoyment for the majority".
Three police officer were treated for non-serious injuries, she said.
Mounted police had to clear Bristol City fans from the Ashton Gate pitch after violence broke out following the Bristol football derby tonight.
The fans invaded the pitch to celebrate their team's 2-1 over Bristol Rovers in the first round of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy.
Avon and Somerset Police said around a dozen people had been arrested as a result of the disturbances and three officers received medical treatment for non-serious injuries.
As well as trouble after the final whistle there were also disturbances in the stands, and police in riot gear and stewards were needed to keep rival fans apart.