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Arrests: Football

Volume 475: debated on Thursday 1 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) arrests, (b) prosecutions and (c) convictions of supporters of each team were made at Premier League football matches in each of the last five years for which figures are available. (195833)

The information requested, which is collated by the UK Football Policing Unit, is shown in the following tables.

2002-03 season2003-04 season

Arrests

Cautioned

Charged

Convicted

Arrests

Cautioned

Charged

Convicted

Arsenal

36

9

12

10

24

4

11

9

Aston Villa

89

11

48

38

84

14

42

39

Birmingham City

125

13

79

70

54

10

26

20

Blackburn Rovers

19

5

9

7

45

3

13

9

Bolton Wanderers

54

10

32

30

18

6

3

3

Charlton Athletic

12

2

4

4

6

1

4

2

Chelsea

85

24

29

27

33

3

13

10

Crystal Palace

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Everton

87

35

33

25

60

16

27

17

Fulham

10

3

1

1

8

1

4

3

Leeds United

79

8

49

41

110

12

57

44

Leicester City

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

35

8

21

13

Liverpool

77

43

23

18

57

19

22

17

Manchester City

91

39

41

33

68

20

36

25

Manchester United

111

23

42

35

109

31

35

33

Middlesbrough

66

17

30

22

46

10

18

16

Newcastle United

99

36

30

29

53

9

28

26

Norwich City

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Portsmouth

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

181

26

134

124

Reading

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Sheffield United

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Southampton

23

5

15

11

25

2

20

17

Sunderland

157

60

56

52

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Tottenham Hotspur

71

7

22

20

79

11

31

30

Watford

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

West Bromwich Albion

59

19

21

17

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

West Ham United

56

13

28

25

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Wigan Athletic

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Wolverhampton Wanderers

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

37

8

20

19

Total

1,406

382

604

515

1,132

214

565

476

2004-05 season2005-06 season

Arrests

Cautioned

Charged

Convicted

Arrests

Cautioned

Charged

Convicted

Arsenal

19

1

10

3

65

2

39

31

Aston Villa

86

17

54

38

50

3

11

9

Birmingham City

37

2

12

5

69

5

35

25

Blackburn Rovers

24

4

11

9

21

3

10

9

Bolton Wanderers

24

0

13

9

34

7

17

16

Charlton Athletic

29

4

16

8

20

1

2

0

Chelsea

69

15

35

19

62

4

19

16

Crystal Palace

18

6

9

4

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Everton

62

28

19

10

71

11

38

28

Fulham

9

3

4

3

11

0

1

1

Leeds United

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Leicester City

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Liverpool

59

12

18

7

53

10

23

19

Manchester City

74

14

46

16

69

5

34

24

Manchester United

99

6

44

19

116

13

50

42

Middlesbrough

31

4

21

11

26

13

8

7

Newcastle United

53

8

34

24

91

7

30

28

Norwich City

22

8

9

6

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Portsmouth

30

2

15

5

25

3

12

7

Reading

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Sheffield United

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Southampton

37

8

21

10

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Sunderland

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

109

25

56

40

Tottenham Hotspur

67

22

29

9

169

3

30

14

Watford

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

West Bromwich Albion

61

9

38

28

28

2

20

14

West Ham United

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

31

0

6

3

Wigan Athletic

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

36

3

20

15

Wolverhampton Wanderers

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Total

910

173

458

243

1,156

120

461

348

2006-07 season

Arrests

Cautioned

Charged

Convicted

Arsenal

64

6

31

23

Aston Villa

57

17

19

14

Birmingham City

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Blackburn Rovers

17

3

10

6

Bolton Wanderers

27

1

18

16

Charlton Athletic

15

0

11

7

Chelsea

72

11

24

17

Crystal Palace

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Everton

67

14

27

24

Fulham

7

1

1

1

Leeds United

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Leicester City

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Liverpool

41

7

26

19

Manchester City

64

10

37

26

Manchester United

125

26

55

38

Middlesbrough

48

11

23

19

Newcastle United

77

12

52

42

Norwich City

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Portsmouth

26

5

10

6

Reading

25

3

13

6

Sheffield United

63

6

16

13

Southampton

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Sunderland

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Tottenham Hotspur

51

12

22

15

Watford

13

1

2

2

West Bromwich Albion

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

West Ham United

95

7

41

31

Wigan Athletic

30

6

8

8

Wolverhampton Wanderers

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Total

984

159

446

333

n/a indicates this team was not a member of the FA Premier League during this season