Toon Second In Premiership Table?

Many of the arrests came at the games at the Stadium of Light and St James's Park, which were both marred by violence.

Home Office statistics released today showed there were 3,752 arrests at matches in 2008-09 - two per cent down on the previous season.

Manchester United fans topped the Premier League arrest charts, with Newcastle second and the Mackems fourth.


Arsenal 133

Aston Villa 77

Blackburn Rovers 31

Bolton Wanderers 50

Chelsea 102

Everton 139

Fulham 13

Hull City 61

Liverpool 100

Manchester City 82

Manchester United 185

Middlesbrough 75

Newcastle United 144

Portsmouth 31

Stoke City 118

Sunderland 138

Tottenham Hotspur 71

West Bromwich Albion 26

West Ham United 65

Wigan Athletic 23