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Fans arrested after Town defeat

PUBLISHED: 07:09 28 January 2002 | UPDATED: 11:14 03 March 2010

EIGHT football fans were arrested as a result of Ipswich Town's FA Cup clash with Manchester City.

Police said last night's match had resulted in the arrests, including a fan from Manchester, following a "scuffle" between opposing supporters outside the Novotel Hotel in Greyfriars Road, Ipswich, shortly after 9pm.

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EIGHT football fans were arrested as a result of Ipswich Town's FA Cup clash with Manchester City.

Police said they included a fan from Manchester, following a scuffle between rival supporters outside the Novotel Hotel in Greyfriars Road, Ipswich, shortly after 9pm.

The force helicopter flew overhead as officers tried to break-up the clash.

Four fans were also ejected from the Portman Road ground, but a police spokesman was unable to reveal who the offenders supported.


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