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Watford fan remains in hospital after fight with Everton fans

 Published on: 11th February 2019   |   By: News Bulletin   |   Category: Uncategorized

A Watford fan remains in hospital after a fight outside Vicarage Road on Saturday, February 9. 

Two Watford fans were left “covered in blood” and facing hospital treatment after sustaining cuts and bruises to their face. One fan has since been discharged.

Four men from Liverpool have been arrested. A 23-year-old man from Liverpool has been released on bail until March, in connection with offences of violent disorder, possession of class A drugs (cocaine) and GBH, a 32-year-old man from Liverpool was cautioned for affray and possession of Class A drugs (cocaine), a 32-year-old man from Liverpool was given a caution for affray and a 22-year-old man from Liverpool was released with no further action.

Police were called to Vicarage Road at 5.10pm on Saturday following Watford’s Premier League match against Everton.

BBC journalist Rick Kelsey was at the scene and posted live updates on his Twitter feed.

He tweeted: “Outside Watford loads of police after fighting in-between coaches and railings next to crowd. Two Watford fans on ground covered in blood. Ambulances on scene.”

A spokeswoman for Hertfordshire Constabulary said: “Police are investigating following an incident in Vicarage Road, Watford, following a football match on the afternoon of Saturday, February 9. At around 5.10pm, an altercation occurred between a group of men.

“Two men sustained cuts and bruising to their faces and have been taken to hospital for further assessment. Four men have been arrested in connection with the incident and are currently in police custody.”

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