- Tyne Tees
Police are advising Gateshead Football Club fans travelling to Wembley for the play-off final, against Cambridge United on May 18, to stay away from potential disruption.
Police arrested 16 people after disorder at the Gateshead v Grimsby football match.
Officers arrested eight people in connection with reports of disorder at the match on May 4. A further eight people were arrested on May 14.
"We want to make people aware that anyone found causing disorder at football matches in our area will be identified and dealt with.
"We are also liaising with our colleagues in London ahead of this important match for Gateshead to prevent any problems occurring.
"We know that this is a big game for one of our local teams and we don't want the bad behaviour of a few to mar what will be a great sporting day out for many true supporters."
On to sport and preparations are well underway for Gateshead's trip to Wembley.
Gateshead FC has sold nearly 7000 tickets for the play off final at Wembley but Heed supporters will be outnumbered by Cambridge United fans
Only one game now stands between Gateshead and the Football League.