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Video of Sunderland v Newcastle Crowd Trouble

Sunderland’s 2-1 derby win against Newcastle was marred with skirmishes before, during and after the game at the Stadium Of Light. The Football Association (FA) is investigating the trouble to determine if Sunderland will be fined.

Despicable incidents included a police horse being badly burned by fireworks before the game, and Joey Barton being pelted with objects while warming up along the touchline. After the final whistle, Sunderland fans invaded the pitch and fights broke out between home and away supporters.

Here are a couple of videos from the aftermath:

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