Football fans clash in town centre brawl

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A FIGHT has broken out between football fans and the police.

The incident, which happened outside of Molloy’s pub on Talbot Road, Blackpool, happened at around 5pm today.

The violence caused town centre traffic passing through Talbot Road to come to a standstill while the disorder was brought under control.

Fans of Blackpool, Bolton Wanderers, Manchester United and Manchester City were all in the town centre to watch their respective teams, but it has not been confirmed which fans were involved in the disruption.

Talbot Road was closed for 30 minutes until order was restored.