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87 released after football clashes

More than 80 people arrested in the build-up to a non-league football match have been released on bail. The arrests were in connection with an incident of "violent disorder" ahead of a fixture between home side Nuneaton Town and Lincoln City.

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62 arrested in pre-match violence in Warwickshire

62 people were arrested in the build-up to a non-league football match. Riot police were called to deal with violent disorder after problems at several pubs in Nuneaton in Warwickshire yesterday.

  • Officers from three forces and the British Transport Police had to be brought in shortly before 10.30am after reports of trouble
  • The arrests were made before a non-league fixture between home side Nuneaton Town FC and Lincoln City FC
  • Nuneaton Town chief executive Ian Neale said the trouble was nothing to do with the football club or its supporters

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