Tuesday, October 19

FA opens investigation after Arsenal’s 1-0 win at Burnley


The Football Association (FA) has opened an investigation into the crowd trouble at the end of Arsenal’s 1-0 victory at Burnley on Saturday.

The rival fans were housed in the Cricket Field Stand and threw plastic bottles and other items at each other for several minutes after the final whistle.

The incident started when the Arsenal players came over to applaud the travelling supporters.

The UK Mirror reports the home fans began throwing items over the barrier separating the two sets of supporters

The FA is aware of the trouble and will be looking into it.

The fans dispersed after five or 10 minutes and it is believed no one was hurt.

Arsenal won the game 1-0, thanks to Martin Odegaard’s exquisite free kick in the 30th minute.

Burnley were awarded a second-half penalty, but referee Anthony Taylor overturned his decision after reviewing the incident on VAR.

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