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Arrests after Aston Villa fans brawl during Sheffield United defeat

By Andrew Turton | Aston Villa | Published:

Four people were arrested after a brawl broke out among Aston Villa fans as the side slumped to defeat in Sheffield.

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Footage on social media captured the moment stewards and police officers have to step in to break up the fight on Saturday.

It came as Villa lost 4-1 away at Sheffield United in the Championship.

Two people were also told to leave Bramall Lane after trouble flared.

Villa's supporter liaison police officer Pc Stewart Bladen, of West Midlands Police, tweeted after the match: "Safe journey home to the 2141 Villa fans who made the journey North to Sheffield. There were four away arrests and a couple of ejections."

Boos and jeers echoed around the away end as Villa’s winless sequence extended to five league and cup games.

Andrew Turton

By Andrew Turton
Digital Journalist

Digital journalist based at the Express & Star's head office in Wolverhampton. Interested in breaking news and social media. Get in touch on Twitter @aturton_star or andrew.turton@expressandstar.co.uk

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