Police have arrested three people onsuspicion of public order offences following the match at St James’Park This evening.
At around 9:50pm fighting broke outamong a group of opposing football supporters in Barrack Road, near to the stadium.
Officers stopped the fighting andcleared the area.
Two men and one woman werearrested on suspicion of public order offences and are currently in police custody.
Enquiries are ongoing and anyonewho was in the area and who witnessed the incident is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number 832 23/09/15.