A man has been charged with running onto the pitch at the Crystal Palace versus Sunderland football match on February 4.

Jack Coles, 23, from Worthing, was charged yesterday with going onto the playing area at a designated football match, contrary to the Football Offences Act 1991.

He was also charged with using threatening behaviour, contrary to Section 5 of the Public Order Act.

He will appear on bail at Croydon Magistrates' Court on March 20.

Crystal Palace were defeated 4-0 at Selhurst Park by Sunderland on February 4.