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Newcastle violence completes black weekend

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Newcastle fans fought running battles with mounted police as English football, already scarred by Saturday's Wembley disorder, was gripped by violence again on Sunday. 

Sunderland's Italian manager Paolo Di Canio (C) celebrates with his players after scoring the third goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle and Sunderland at St James' Park in Newcastle, on April 14, 2013. Sunderland won the match 3-0.

Twenty seven fans were arrested and at least three police officers were injured following Newcastle's 3-0 home defeat to bitter local rivals Sunderland.

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