Parking attendants fined German football club Borussia Dortmund’s team bus £50 after their 1-0 win against Newcastle United.
North Tyneside City Council confirmed the penalty after Wednesday’s Champions League game at St James’ Park
If you pay within 14 days the fine is reduced to £25.
The council said: “We hope the ticket and the gray weather in the north-east have not affected their journey.”
And there was jokes about speaking to United manager Eddie Howe and his team to see if they could claim the penalty when they play again in Germany on November 7.
Newcastle United are playing in the Champions League for the first time in 20 years.
Football fans were reportedly seen brawling outside the Magpies’ St James’ Park stadium ahead of last night’s 1-0 home defeat.
There was a heavy police presence on the streets approaching the ground and police have now announced that eight men and one woman have been arrested.
Dortmund fans were heard chanting in both German and English as fights reportedly broke out between rival fans and police tried to keep them apart.
Clips have emerged on social media showing manager Eddie Howe’s home team clashing ahead of their UEFA Champions League defeat.
Footage showed fans throwing punches over a metal fence, while in another stadium, police wearing helmets pushed Dortmund supporters wrapped in scarves to the ground.