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Newcastle United "embarrassed and appalled" by fan disorder

Newcastle United fans cheer on their side in the stands this weekend Photo: Owen Humphreys/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Newcastle United have released a statement saying they are "embarrassed and appalled" by the behaviour of fans who clashed with police after Sunday's Tyne-Wear derby.

"We were embarrassed and appalled by the behaviour of a minority of so-called fans who last night were involved in disturbances and disorder in Newcastle city centre after the match.

"Newcastle United have been working with Northumbria Police, and will continue to do so, in order to identify all of the individuals concerned.

"The Club will take the strongest possible action against those involved in the disturbances and will impose immediate lifetime bans on all those found guilty.

"These deplorable individuals have no place at Newcastle United and bring shame on the Club and the vast majority of its proper, law-abiding, fans."

– Statement from Newcastle United Football Club

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