Most arrests at football last season: Stoke, Leeds & Aston Villa

Government report on football-related arrests in 2018-19

On Thursday, the UK government have issued their latest report into football-related arrests and banning orders from last season.

The headline findings of the report are as follows.

There were 1381 arrests last season at football matches, which is a 10% decrease on the previous season.

Today’s arrest figures are a new low record.

In addition, the British Transport Police made 155 football-related arrests.

As of August 1st, 2019, 1771 banning orders were in force.

That represents a decrease of 3% on the previous season.

Newcastle United (71) lead the list when it comes to football banning orders.

Stoke, Leeds & Aston Villa

When it comes to which clubs suffered the most arrests, Stoke City lead the way.

80 Stoke fans were arrested last season.

However, it’s worth remembering that 62 of those arrests were linked to a match between Stoke and Port Vale in December 2018.

Second in the list are Leeds United. 49 Leeds supporters were arrested last season.

Third in the table are Aston Villa (42) followed by fellow Premier League newbies Sheffield United (41).

Premier League champions Man City (39) round out the top five clubs with the most arrests.

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