Leeds United fans had more football-related arrests last season than any other team in the league, with nearly three quarters of them occurring at away fixtures. Their fans were arrested 99 times last during 2014/15 for offences such violent disorder, alcohol offences and pitch incursions. A total of 71 of these occurred at away games, compared to 28 at Elland Road.
Rivals Manchester United had the second-most number of arrests across the leagues, with a total of 85, including for incidents of missile throwing and ticket touting, according to official figures released by the Home Office.
Wolverhampton Wanderers fans had the third highest number of arrests at 73, followed by Aston Villa. Only four clubs went an entire season without one arrest at a home or away game – Crawley Town, MK Dons, Dagenham & Redbridge and Morecambe.
In total, there were 1,873 football-related arrests at regulated football matches involving teams from, or representing, England and Wales. This is a decrease of 400 (18%) from previous season.
Of the 1,873 arrests, the three most common offence types were public disorder (34%), alcohol offences (22%) and violent disorder (16%). The figures also reveal there has been a significant rise in number of arrests for possession of pyrotechnics, rising from eight in 2010/11 to 188 arrests in the 2013/14 season, before failing 36% to 120 arrests last season.
Below is a list of the teams with the most arrests. The data includes figures from British Transport Police dealing with fans travelling to and from the stadium.
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