Burnley friendly abandoned at half-time after crowd trouble

Date published: Saturday 5th August 2017 5:13

Burnley’s final pre-season friendly game was cut short at half-time as their meeting with Hannover at Turf Moor had to be abandoned on police advice.

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

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.

 

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