Eleven charged in connection with football violence

By James Grayson

Eleven men have now been charged and two more are still being sought in connection with violence which broke out following Leeds United’s FA Cup fourth round victory over Tottenham Hotspur.

The men, aged between 17 and 49, were arrested on Monday night and have been charged with affray offences and will appear at Leeds Magistrates Court on 25 April.

A twelfth man, a 53-year-old, was issued with a caution for affray.

Fighting broke out outside Yates’s Wine Bar on Boar Lane at 6pm following the game, which was played on January 27.

Detectives yesterday released images of the two men that are wanted with connection to the incident. 

Anyone who recognise the men are asked to contact Detective Constable Phil Maher at Holbeck police station on 0113 285 5419 or via:101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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