FIVE Hereford fans are among 12 who have been charged by police after fans clashed outside Hereford's Edgar Street stadium in April.

Police have charged fans from Hereford and Stockport for their part in the disorder after the Bulls played Stockport County on Saturday, April 6.

Clive Symonds, 30, of Hereford has been charged with two counts of violent disorder.

Charged with one count of violent disorder are Billy Jenson, 25, Lee Prince, 27, and Andrew Beaven, 52, also from Hereford.

A 17-year-old has also been charged with violent disorder and common assault.

All of the defendants, including seven from Stockport, are due in Hereford Magistrates Court on October 30.