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Police officers assaulted in away section at Rangers v Feyenoord match

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Supporters clashed with police during half-time of the Europa League game at Ibrox Stadium in Glasgow.

Rangers v Feyenoord at Ibrox

Police are investigating five incidents of assault on officers during the Rangers v Feyenoord Europa League match at Ibrox.

Trouble flared at half-time of Thursday night’s match, with fans in the away section clashing with police.

At least two supporters were removed from the section by officers, although Police Scotland have not confirmed any arrests.

Rangers v Feyenoord – UEFA Europa League – Group G – Ibrox Stadium
A fan is escorted out of the ground (Andrew Milligan/PA)

A spokeswoman for Police Scotland told the PA news agency: “An investigation is under way after five incidents of police assault within the west stand of Ibrox stadium during the Rangers v Feyenoord match on September 19.

“Anyone with information or images of the incidents is asked to contact Police Scotland.”

Earlier in the day, a 22-year-old supporter was arrested in George Square, Glasgow, after a flare was set off.

Police escorted hundreds of Feyenoord fans as they marched to Ibrox ahead of kick off.

Rangers won the match against the Dutch side 1-0.

A Uefa spokesman said no action has been opened regarding the incident.

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