West Ham fans clash with police at Old Trafford after defeat to Manchester United


Greater Manchester Police confirm four arrests were made following disorder in the West Ham section at Old Trafford; West Ham were beaten 1-0 with Marcus Rashford’s injury-time winner taking Manchester United up to fourth in the Premier League table

Last Updated: 22/01/22 9:11pm

Four arrests have been made after disorder in the West Ham section at Old Trafford following their 1-0 loss to Manchester United.

A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police said a 33-year-old man had been arrested on suspicion of assaulting an emergency worker.

A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of drunk and disorderly behaviour, possession of cocaine, and common assault, with a 22-year-old man arrested on suspicion of throwing missiles and a 23-year-old man arrested on suspicion of a public order offence.

Greater Manchester Police added: “Two other men were detained and will be summonsed at a later date for football-related offences.”

West Ham are investigating the reports of trouble after the game.

Hammers’ fans were given an allocation of 3,173 tickets for the Premier League fixture.

Marcus Rashford was the hero for Manchester United as his stoppage-time goal saw them beat West Ham 1-0 and leap above the Hammers into fourth.

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