Date: 12th March 2006 at 12:31pm
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Police arrested 17 people at Molineux yesterday and half time disturbances delayed the match resuming for 15 minutes.

10 were arrested outside the ground, and 7 inside for various offences including suspicion of assault, disorder and being drunk whilst entering the ground.

The authorities had deployed 300 officers at the ground in a bid to stop a repeat of last seasons events when 30 people arrested.

But tempers flared at half time amongst the Cardiff City fans, and riot police were called into the stadium to calm the situation.

Cardiff City Supporters Club will be collecting statements to lodge a complaint against West Midlands Police.

A spokesman said

‘They were very indiscriminate. They went through a confined area pushing and shoving at everybody.

‘There were minority of Cardiff fans who were having a go back, which probably didn’t help. ‘