Twenty-four men charged following football disorder

A total of 24 people have been summoned to court in connection with disorder that followed a football match.

Friday, 26th March 2021, 7:00 pm
Updated Friday, 26th March 2021, 7:15 pm

On March 4, 2019, Sheffield’s two teams met in an EFL Championship match at Hillsborough Stadium.

Later that evening, at around 11.50pm, disorder broke out at the Bloo88 pub on West Street in the city centre.

Several people required hospital treatment, with bottles and chairs also thrown.

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Considerable damage was caused to the pub.

An investigation was launched and following a significant amount of work to identify those responsible, 24 men have now been served court requisitions for violent disorder.

The following are all from Sheffield:

Dane Appleby, 31, of White Lane

Elian Appleby, 20, of White Lane

Loui Appleby, 28 of White Lane

Adam Birch, 33, of Hollybank Drive

Tom Cahill, 31, of Wooldale Gardens

Reece Ellis, 25, of Brook Green

Kieron Fairchild, 32, of Ravenscroft Avenue

Jack Hall, 28, of Smalldale Road

Harvey Hinkler, 20, of Alnwick Road

Julian Lawrence, 28 of Fleury Road

Joshua Moody, 29, of Birley Spa Lane

Thomas Mulgrew, 26, of Berry Holme Drive

Liam Musselwhite, 26, of Smalldale Road

Brad Nicholson, 22 of Herries Road

Christian Smith, 34, of Rose Hill Close

Aaron Swiffen, 29, of Peveril Close

Ryan Ward, 31, of Springwell Crescent

Callum Warsop, 25, of Gleadless Common

Reece Williams, 29, of Beaver Drive

Jake Williamson, 28, of Queen StreetAlso charged are:

Carter Dobson, 24, of Blyth Road, Retford

Mark Foster, of Granby Way, Plymouth

Jack Morley, 28, of Maple Grove, Rotherham

Scott Parkin, 31, of Hallowes Rise, DronfieldAll 24 men are due to appear at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court in June.