Tuesday 21 January 2020

WATCH: Burnley friendly with Hannover abandoned due to crowd trouble

Police contain Hannover 96 and Burnley fans
Police contain Hannover 96 and Burnley fans

Burnley's pre-season friendly at home to Hannover has been abandoned on police advice.

The Clarets were leading 1-0 at half-time thanks to a goal from Ben Mee when the announcement came.

Hannover fans clash with stewards and police in the stands
Hannover fans clash with stewards and police in the stands

A short statement on the club's Twitter account read: "Today's game has been abandoned, on police advice."

Photographs showed unrest in the stands, with police holding back Hannover fans from their home counterparts.

More to follow...



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