Fourteen charged following Elland Road Violence

22 September 2011, 15:01

Fourteen men have been charged in connection with the violence that flared up outside Leeds United's Carling Cup match against Manchester United on Tuesday night.

Fourteen men have been charged in connection with the violence that flared up outside Leeds United's Carling Cup match against Manchester United.

Police officers came under attack before and after the game - one suffered a broken leg.

Inside the ground, sections of both sets of supporters aimed offensive chants at each other and violence continued after the final whistle.

West Yorkshire Police have charged 14 men - aged between 19 and 59 - with a range of offences, including public order offences, indecent/racial chanting and drunk and disorderly.

Two 16-year-olds got reprimands for public order offences.

Officers are continuing enquiries into the disorder, including studying hundreds of hours of CCTV footage, and expect to make more arrests over the coming weeks.

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