Barry Rogerson made national headlines when he was filmed punching a horse during disorder after Sunday's Tyne-Wear derby.
You can watch his full interview with ITV News below.
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Cold, bright and mainly dry
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Frosty, icy start on Sunday with fog patches lingering in places. Away from the fog, some good wintry sunshine