Ann-Marie Donelan
Ann-Marie Donelan

19.25 3 May 2021


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One arrest has been made by Greater Manchester Police following Sunday's protests by Manchester United fans at Old Trafford. 

Around 200 supporters forced their way into the stadium ahead of their Premier League game with Liverpool, which was postponed.

The demonstration was against the club's owners, the Glazer family, and it escalated into incidents of damage and violence.

Greater Manchester Police has since confirmed that six officers were injured during the demonstration, with one needing hospital treatment.

A statement from the force on Monday said:

"Six police officer injuries have been reported so far with one officer receiving a fractured eye socket, requiring medical treatment, and another sustained a wound to his face, following bottles and cans being thrown from the crowd," a statement from Greater Manchester Police read.

"A third officer was dragged and kicked. The officer who attended hospital has since been discharged.

"A 28-year old man has been arrested as a consequence of this investigation and all available evidence is being urgently reviewed to identify both the organisers of this protest and those responsible for the officer assaults."

The Manchester United Supporters' Trust also released a statement on Monday, urging the club's co-chairman Joel Glazer to engage with fans to avoid a repeat of the protest.

A decision has yet to be made on when the re-arranged game will be played.


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