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Newcastle United supporters top Home Office league of shame
NEWCASTLE United had the highest number of fans arrested in the Premier League last season, according to Home Office statistics.
A total of 175 people were detained for a variety of reasons during the 2012-13 season.
Manchester United were second in the league of shame with 145 arrests.
Sunderland, meanwhile, saw 71 people arrested.
Overall, in England and Wales 2,456 were held, a rise of four per cent on the previous year, which was the lowest total on record.
In the Championship, 44 Middlesbrough followers were arrested, while Hartlepool, then in League One, had nine people held.
A total of 11 York City fans were arrested during their League Two campaign.
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