Five Newcastle United fans, including one from Alnwick and another from Berwick, are due to appear in court for alleged pitch encroachment at Bournemouth at the weekend.
Six men and a 14-year-old boy were arrested on suspicion of entering the playing area from the away section when Matt Ritchie scored a late equaliser to grab a point for the Magpies in a 2-2 draw.
Five of the men were also arrested on suspicion of assault.
Today, Dorset Police said that a 31-year-old from Alnwick, a 29-year-old from Berwick, an 18-year-old from Newcastle, and a 40-year-old from Newcastle have been charged with going onto the playing area at a football match and are due to appear at Poole Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, April 2.
They have been released under investigation in relation to the alleged assault charge.
A 24-year-old man from Andover in Hampshire has also been charged with going onto the playing area at a football match, and will appear at the same court on the same day.
A 14-year-old boy from Bournemouth, who was arrested on suspicion of going onto the playing area, has been released under investigation while inquiries continue.
And an 18-year-old man from Durham, who was arrested on suspicion of going onto the playing area and assault, was released without charge.