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Football fan appears in court after trespassing onto pitch during match

A football fan who trespassed onto a pitch during a game has appeared in court.

Charlie Brown went onto the pitch at Blackpool's Bloomfield Road ground last December

Charlie Brown, 19, admitted going onto the playing area at a match at Blackpool FC's Bloomfield Road ground on December 10 last year.

The young man had attended to watch the Tangerines take on Birmingham City in the Championship, a match which ended in a 0-0 draw.

Appearing at Cannock Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, Brown, of Sheringham Drive, Rugeley, was fined £106 and ordered to pay costs of £135 and a £42 surcharge.

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