Soccer fans in court over away game trouble

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Six men have appeared in court over football related disorder.

They were arrested after Rotherham played Burton Albion in Burton in February.

Jake Benson, aged 18, of Holmes Court, Masbrough, admitted damaging an advertising sign and was fined £100, ordered to pay £50 compensation and £85 court costs.

Samuel Bates, 21, of Stratford Way, Bramley, Ben Wilson, 19, of Gibbing Greaves Road, Brecks and John Sheridan, 23, of Scrooby Street, Greasbrough, admitted using or threatened unlawful violence and have been committed to Stafford Crown Court for sentence.

Jack Stanford, 21, of Fenton Way, Greasbrough, and Liam Burrows, 20, of Woodside Walk, Greasbrough, deny using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour, and are to stand trial.