Latest: 'Horse punch' fan pleads guilty

A man accused of punching a horse, after Newcastle United's home derby last April, has pleaded guilty to a charge of violent disorder.

Barry Rogerson from Bedlington appeared at Newcastle Crown Court this morning.

He will be sentenced next month. Frances Read reports.

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'Horse punch' fan pleads guilty

A football fan accused of punching a police horse after trouble flared at the Tyne-Wear derby in April has pleaded guilty to violent disorder.