Three men have now been charged following an incident at the Port Vale v Chesterfield match in August.
David Cooper, aged 55, of Beechmont Grove in Stoke-on-Trent; Wayne Reeves, aged 34, of Esperanto Way, Smallthorne, Stoke-on-Trent and Phillip Bednall, aged 45, of Riley Avenue in Stoke-on-Trent were all charged last night (Thurs).
They have each been charged with 1x racially/religiously aggravated fear/provocation of violence by words/writing and 1x use threatening/abusive/insulting words/behaviour with intent to cause fear of/provoke unlawful violence and are all due before magistrates in Newcastle on October 16.
All three men are also to be issued with banning letters from Port Vale.
Staffordshire Police launched an investigation after an allegation of racist abuse was reported following the game in August.
We are continuing to work closely with both Port Vale and Chesterfield football clubs as the case progresses.