A 31-year-old man has been charged with a public order offence after a picture of a six-year-old Sunderland fan who died of most cancers, was displayed at a soccer match.
Dale Houghton, from Rotherham, will seem earlier than Sheffield Magistrates’ Court docket on Monday morning in connection to the incident, which occurred on the Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Sunderland on Friday.
Police stated they’ve additionally utilized for a soccer banning order.
A 27-year-old man, additionally arrested on Saturday, has been launched on police bail whereas additional enquiries are performed.
Houghton was remanded in custody.
Following the incident, greater than £11,000 has been raised for The Bradley Lowery Basis, a charity arrange after his demise in 2017.
The Sheffield Wednesday Soccer Membership Girls’s Supporters’ Group arrange a GoFundMe web page on Saturday, which has now smashed its preliminary £5,000 goal.
The funds will go in direction of a vacation house that the inspiration is constructing in Scarborough, which it known as Tremendous Brads Pad.
The Sunderland fan captured the nation’s coronary heart throughout his battle with neuroblastoma, however succumbed to the sickness aged six in 2017.
He was a mascot for his beloved membership and, within the months earlier than his demise, led England out at Wembley alongside former Black Cats striker Jermain Defoe.