Eight more people have been arrested in connection with an attack which left a Cambridge United fan in a coma.
42-year-old Simon Dobbin from Mildenhall and some other fans were assaulted by a group of men outside a pub in Southend in March.
He'd been watching his team play at Roots Hall. He's still in hospital where's he's in a serious but stable condition.
The eight men from Essex and London are being held on suspicion of assault and violent disorder, taking the total number of arrests to seventeen.
The morning’s arrests included a 23-year-old man from Rochford, a 23-year-old man from Lewisham, a 27-year-old man and a 30-year-old man from Westcliff, a 19-year-old man from Basildon, a 29-year-old man from Leigh, a 19-year-old man from Wickford and a 22-year-old man from Southend. They currently all remain in custody.