Investigation to begin after video footage shows police clashing with Preston North End fans after game at Wigan Athletic

Footage has been shared on social media of police officers being involved in altercations with Preston North End fans after Saturday's win at Wigan.

By Dave Seddon
Saturday, 8th February 2020, 7:17 pm
Updated Saturday, 8th February 2020, 7:20 pm
Wigan Athletic's DW Stadium
Wigan Athletic's DW Stadium

The video was posted by an alarmed North End supporter and shows officers from Greater Manchester Police clashing with a group of fans who were leaving the vicinity of the DW Stadium.

The Greater Manchester Police Twitter account later posted: "We are aware of a video in circulation following the #Wigan Athletic vs. #Preston North End game at the DW stadium this afternoon. All available footage is being reviewed in line with normal procedure."

North End won the Championship game 2-1 with goals from Tom Barkhuizen and Daniel Johnson.

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They were backed by 3,294 of their supporters in the away end, with the attendance being 12,439.