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Three arrests as police in riot gear called to trouble before Glenavon match

Police in full riot gear were drafted in to deal with clashes which broke out between rival supporters at a football match in County Armagh on Saturday.

Three men were arrested as a result of the disturbances before the match at Mourneview Park.Glenavon football ground

The match, between Glenavon and Cliftonville, went ahead as planned at the Lurgan venue.

Police bail was granted to two of the men arrested.

The third, meanwhile, was taken into custody for further questioning.

There were no reports of injuries and order was soon restored.

The match ended in a 3-3 draw with Eoin Bradley scoring a hat-trick for Glenavon.

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