A MAN is due to appear in court following an assault on a woman.

Sean Modlin, 31, of Chorley, Lancashire allegedly assaulted a 28-year-old woman inside the Oakwell Stadium, following the Fulham v Barnsley fixture in August last year.

He has been summonsed to court for assault by beating, racially/religiously aggravated harassment/alarm/distress by words or writing and use threatening or abuse words/behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress.

He will appear before Barnsley Magistrates Court on Wednesday February 12.