Man arrested over match day assault in Barnsley FC tunnel set to answer bail next month

A man arrested over a match day assault in the tunnel at Barnsley FC’s Oakwell stadium is set to answer his bail next month.

By Claire Lewis
Wednesday, 19 June, 2019, 08:26
Barnsley FC's Oakwell stadium

The man was arrested after an alleged altercation in which Barnsley head coach Daniel Stendel was injured.

The incident occurred after Barnsley’s 4-2 win over Fleetwood Town on Saturday, April 13.

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One man was arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated public order and racially aggravated assault.

Barnsley lodged a formal complaint with the English Football League and FA after the altercation.