A GROUP of men are due to appear in court to face charges in connection with reported disorder at a Southend United versus Barnsley match.

Officers have been investigating reports of a disturbance at the match at Roots Hall on March 2 last year.

A total of seven men have been summonsed to appear at Southend Magistrates’ Court on March 30 to face a charge of violent disorder.

The men are:

Kyle Swann, 19, of Laithes Lane, Barnsley

Tom Bracken, 25, of Sheffield Road, Barnsley

Jonathan Senior, 47, of Calabria Grove, Barnsley

Cameron Rose, 22, of Little Stubbing, Wombwell, Barnsley

Darren Kennett, 53, of Newstead Road, Barnsley

Chris Kennett, 18, of Newstead Road, Barnsley

Chris Horbury, 20, of Station Street, Rotherham