Bristol City v Leeds United: Probe launched after Whites supporters suffer ‘abuse’

Jonny Howson pushes past Steven Caulker and Louis Carey.
Jonny Howson pushes past Steven Caulker and Louis Carey.
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an investigation has been launched after a number of Leeds United fans were allegedly abused during last weekend’s away game at Bristol.

Bristol City has launched the probe following a number of “isolated incidents” at the match on Saturday, which Leeds United won 2-0.

Stewards have been praised for their conduct during the unrest, which is understood to have been sparked by Leeds supporters buying their tickets in home areas.

But Bristol supporters raised concerns about the presence and treatment of Leeds fans throughout the stadium and incidents of them being abused as a result of their location.

Police made seven arrests for public order offences related to the game, which attracted a crowd of 18,000 to Ashton Gate football stadium.

950 away tickets were made available to Leeds United supporters.

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