Infidels Charged With Football Violence

Duncan Cahill - 14 04 13
Anthony Smith

Anthony Smith

Two leading members of the North East Infidels have been charged by police following disorder in Sunderland city centre before Sunderland’s home match with West Ham on January 12.

Trouble erupted outside The Revolution Bar at Low Row in Sunderland city centre, prior to the match.

Anthony Smith, 26, of Purvis Terrace in Trimdon Station, County Durham and Connor Mccoy, 20, of Perth Avenue in Jarrow, South Tyneside have been charged with violent disorder and and are due to appear at Sunderland Magistrates Court on May 20th.

As well as Smith and McCoy the following have also been charged and will appear alongside the Infidels in court in May.

•Bradley Dixon, 18, of Patton Road, Plains Farm, Sunderland

•Gabriel Sheil, 26, of Windwill Way, Gateshead

•Sean Herron, 18, of Hogarth Drive in Columbia, Washington

•Simon Badham, 20, of Frobisher Street in Hebburn, South Tyneside

•Thomas Kelly, 18, of Eight Avenue, Chester-le-Street

•Shaun Baker, 28, of Gainsborough Square, Grindon, Sunderland

•Christopher Webb, 23, of Launceston Drive in Sunderland

•Daniel Patterson, 18, of Highbury Avenue, Springwell Village in Washington

•Paul Collins, 19, of Killingworth Drive in Sunderland

•Lewis Dodsworth, 18, or Bowburn Avenue, Wear View in Sunderland

•Kevin Bilton, 51, of Lambton Driver in Hetton-le-Hole

•Eight 16-year-old boys – three from Sunderland, two from Washington, two from Chester-le-Street and one from Spennymoor – and two 17-year-old boys – one from Sunderland and one from Chester-le-Street – have also been charged.

Connor McCoy

Connor McCoy


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