Following reports of a fan being stabbed in Milan before of the Magpies’ Champions League match against AC Milan, Northumbria Police issued a statement.

“We are aware of reports of a Newcastle United supporter being seriously assaulted in Milan yesterday evening,” a Northumbria Police official stated.

“We can confirm that we are supporting the authorities in Italy.”

Newcastle fan stabbed in shocking attack in Milan ahead of Champions League  clash - Mirror Online


The incident is believed to have occurred yesterday night, September 18, before Newcastle’s first game of their Champions League group stage campaign, when a group of masked individuals approached a small gathering of Newcastle fans.
According to the Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office, they were not approached for consular assistance in connection with the event.

Newcastle United issued a statement about the event earlier today. “We are deeply concerned by reports that a supporter was seriously assaulted in Milan on Monday evening, and we are liaising with local authorities to understand the circumstances,” a club representative stated.

“Our thoughts are with the supporter and their family, and we hope for a full and speedy recovery.”

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