A man, who punched a horse in the Tyne Wear derby earlier this year, has pleaded guilty to a charge of violent disorder.
Barry Rogerson from Bedlington appeared at Newcastle Crown Court where he will be sentenced next month.
His actions - which were filmed exclusively by ITV News Tyne Tees - caused outcry across the country. Now, he could face a ban from football matches altogether, as Frances Read reports.
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