Five PNE fans held after Sheffield match

Five Preston North End fans were arrested in Sheffield.

Sunday, 29th April 2018, 1:08 pm
Updated Sunday, 29th April 2018, 1:21 pm
Sheffield United v Preston North End

Police have confirmed that five PNE fans were arrested in Sheffield yesterday after the team's defeat of Sheffield United.

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The five were all arrested on suspicion of public disorder and held by South Yorkshire Police.

PNE football officer PC Paul Elliott tweeted: "Unfortunately five PNE “fans” let themselves and the club down, they’ll be remaining over in Sheffield having been arrested for disorder."

A total of 1,610 PNE fams had made the trip to Sheffield, which ended with a 1-0 victory for Preston.