Advertisement

  1. National

Arrests after flare hits linesman

West Midlands Police say they have made two arrests after an assistant referee was struck by a flare during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur at Villa Park. The FA has said it will investigate.

View all 4 updates ›

FA to investigate 'unacceptable' flare incident

The FA has said it will investigate an incident in which an assistant referee was hit by a flare during today's Premier League match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur.

A spokesman said it "highlight the dangers of pyrotechnics being used in a football stadium":

More top news