Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Police Called as 40 Football Fans 'Brawl'

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Police Called as 40 Football Fans 'Brawl'

Article excerpt

POLICE were called to a brawl reported to involve 40 football fans.

The clash took place outside Salford City's Moor Lane in Kersall, after the club's match against Hartlepool United.

There have been no reported injuries from the incident, although a door is understood to have been smashed in the ruckus.

A Greater Manchester Police spokesman said away fans were boarding buses to leave the ground after Tuesday night's game and that the scene had been controlled.

He added: "It looks like there was some disorder after the game, with reports of 40 people fighting. Police attended and the crowd was dispersed.

"There was some disorder with away fans. We were there within seven minutes and there was a degree of separation. …

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