Soc­cer fans clash with po­lice in Poland; 24 ar­rested

Malta Independent - - SPORT -

Soc­cer fans in Poland have clashed with po­lice af­ter be­ing de­nied en­try to a match be­tween two ri­val teams in the city of Lodz. Po­lice say they have ar­rested 24 peo­ple. The clashes took place yes­ter­day ahead of a match be­tween LKS Lodz and Widzew Lodz. Po­lice stopped Widzew fans from en­ter­ing the LKS sta­dium, prompt­ing a group to protest in the city cen­tre. Af­ter a po­lice ap­peal to go home, some fans headed to the sta­dium and threw bot­tles at po­lice. No fur­ther de­tails were im­me­di­ately avail­able.

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