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Five men charged with football disorder in Lincoln

Lincolnshire Police charged five men with affray in relation to football related disorder in Lincoln in August this year.

The men have all been charged in relation to a disturbance in Guildhall Street, Lincoln, on August 4 when Lincoln City were playing Leicester City.

The incident happened as some football fans came to the city despite the friendly match being cancelled over security fears.

The men have been charged with affray and released on bail to appear at Lincoln Magistrates Court on November 20 and 21.

The men were named as Callum Busby (18), of De Wint Avenue, Lincoln; Jack Jenner (18), of Fen Road, Metheringham; Craig Marchant-East (19), of Nettleton Close, Branston; Adam Payne (29), of Sandhurst Close, Leicester; Anthony Raybould (33), of Brocklesby Way, Netherhall, Leicester.

The Lincoln – Leicester friendly match was cancelled after police were tipped that the match may be disrupted by people travelling to Lincoln with the intention of causing serious disorder.

Lincoln City Football Club said it has lost more than £60,000 after it had to cancel two matches due to the security threats from fans.

Source: Lincolnshire Police