Police probe fans pitch invasion

Police have pledged to work with Wolverhampton Wanderers to identify supporters who committed serious offences during a mass pitch invasion. It followed the relegation-threatened team's 2-1 defeat to Burnley.

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Police to probe Wolves fans pitch invasion at Molineux

Police have pledged to work with a Championship football club to identify supporters who committed serious offences during a mass pitch invasion.

No injuries were reported to police following disorder which broke out after Wolverhampton Wanderers' 2-1 defeat against Burnley at Molineux.

Wolves fans invade the pitch after the npower Championship match at Molineux, Wolverhampton. Credit: David Davies/PA Wire.

No arrests were made during the pitch invasion but police are set to review CCTV footage.

Inspector Richard Cox, of West Midlands Police, said: "In the coming days officers will be working with club officials to explore how people were able to evade security and get on to the pitch."

"Together we will review CCTV and where necessary seek to arrest anyone who may have committed a serious offence."

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Wolves fans invade the pitch after desperate defeat

Angry Wolverhampton Wanderers fans have invaded the pitch at Molineux following the relegation-threatened team's 2-1 defeat to Burnley.

The result leaves the former Premier League side facing a desperate struggle to avoid successive relegations to League One.

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