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23 bailed over football disorder

Police have been pelted with bottles and missiles after trouble broke out between football fans following a highly-charged game between Port Vale and Wolverhampton Wanderers. Officers arrested 23 people after the match. They have since been bailed.

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Port Vale 'fully supports' police action against fans

Football club Port Vale has said it would fully back any police action against any of its fans involved after trouble broke out between fans of Wolverhampton Wanderers and the team.

Port Vale fans after promotion to League One. Credit: Clint Hughes/PA

Port Vale club secretary Bill Lodey said: "The club are bitterly disappointed regarding the violence that has been reported in Burslem town centre.

"We will fully support any actions taken by the police in apprehending those responsible and they can expect severe penalties."

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