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Hooligans admit Newcastle Station disorder

Fifteen football hooligans have admitted charges of violent disorder following clashes involving Newcastle United and Sunderland fans.

The incident took place at Newcastle Central Station on 8 August 2009.

Hundreds of Sunderland fans were passing through on their way home from a friendly match in Scotland.

The men, now aged between 18 and 51, were bailed for reports and will return to Newcastle Crown Court for sentencing on 8 October.

All face up to five years in prison.

Twenty Sunderland fans, who were also arrested following the incident, will be tried in February 2011.

The 15 Newcastle fans who admitted involvement are:

  • Ian Chisholm, 47, of Westacres Crescent, Benwell, Newcastle.
  • David Cook, 22, of Cromer Gardens, Gosforth, Newcastle.
  • Darren Fryer, 39, of Wallinfen, Leam Lane, Gateshead.
  • Bryan Heron, 41, of Clayton Street West, Newcastle city centre.
  • Adam Ivison, 22, of Murrayfields, West Allotment, North Tyneside.
  • Joseph Mattison, 51, of Acomb Street, Gateshead.
  • Scott Mooney, 18. Of Valley Road, Blyth, Northumberland.
  • Christopher Mustoe, 22, of John F Kennedy Estate, Washington.
  • Adam Nesbit, 41, of Tribune Place, Gateshead.
  • Noel Renton, 33, of Aydon Walk, West Denton.
  • David Routledge, 18, of Swarland Road, Blyth.
  • David Taylor, 21, of Sinclair Gardens, Seaton Delaval.
  • Lee Wales, 23, of Prince Consort Road, Gateshead.
  • Stephen Wales, 43, of Woodford, Gateshead.
  • Lewis Comber, 18, of Elsdon Avenue, Seaton Delaval, Northumberland.

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