Police reveal ‘smoke bombs’ and flares let off and 28 fans were thrown out of Spotland stadium on Saturday.
Police made nine arrests as derby day football rivalry between Rochdale and Oldham exploded into violent scenes.
A total of 28 supporters were thrown out of Rochdale’s Spotland Stadium during Saturday’s League One match, which visiting Oldham won 3-0.
One man was arrested inside the ground for possessing a potentially-lethal flare. Flares and ‘smoke bombs’ were also let off during the game.