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Huddersfield and Liverpool friendly halted by rogue drone

Police have arrested a 37-year-old man over the rogue drone Credit: Press Association

Police have arrested a man after a pre-season friendly between Huddersfield Town and Liverpool was temporarily halted due to a drone flying overhead.

Officials decided to call the action at the Galpharm Stadium to a halt around the hour mark, for the safety of players and fans.

Huddersfield Town's Tommy Smith (right) is tackled by Liverpool's Alberto Moreno Credit: Press Association

Police then identified the rogue drone's pilot and the aerial nuisance was recovered.

West Yorkshire Police say they are questioning a 37-year-old man over the incident.

Klopp and Wagner share a moment during the pre-season fixture Credit: Press Association

Liverpool went on to win the friendly 2-0 with a strike from Marko Grujic and Albert Moreno from the penalty spot.

The Mersysiders ended the game with goalkeeper Shamal George playing as a striker when they ran out of substitutes as midfielder Lucas Leiva was forced off the pitch through injury.

It also saw Jurgen Klopp and his former Broussia Dortmund assistant, David Wagner, reunited on the touchline.