Seven charged over trouble at football match

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Seven football fans have been charged over a disturbance at a Rotherham United away game last season.

Six men and a 17-year-old youth were arrested after Rotherham United played Burton Albion in February.

They are alleged to have been involved in incidents before, during and after the game.

All are due to appear before magistrates in Burton on Thursday, August 22.

The 17-year-old, from Rotherham, who cannot be named, along with Connor Turford, aged 18, of Washington Road, Goldthorpe, is charged with affray following an incident at The Lord Burton pub, in High Street, Burton.

Michael Gott, 33, of Bawtry Road, Rotherham, is charged with a public order offence relating to an incident at the Pirelli Stadium, and affray at Rileys Snooker Hall.

Jack Deakin, 18, of Hall Farm Rise, Barnsley, and Stephen Dobson, 27, of Edale Road, Rotherham, are both charged in connection with public order at The Lord Burton pub.

Joshua Lomax, 22, of Osbert Road, Rotherham, is charged with two counts of affray at The Lord Burton pub and Rileys Snooker Hall.

Jamie Bush, 23, of Oval Road, East Dene, Rotherham, is charged with affray at The Lord Burton pub.

Officers have made 13 arrests so far.