Flare Delays Kick-off in Chelsea-Arsenal Game: Reports

Updated: 05 October 2014 19:39 IST

A stadium announcer told supporters at Stamford Bridge that the delay in kick-off between Chelsea and Arsenal was due to "an incident".

Flare Delays Kick-off in Chelsea-Arsenal Game: Reports
The kick-off between Chelsea and Arsenal was delayed by 15 minutes. © AP

London:

Kick-off in Chelsea's Premier League home game with Arsenal on Sunday was delayed by 15 minutes, the hosts announced.

A stadium announcer told supporters at Stamford Bridge that the delay was due to "an incident".

Initial reports suggested the hold-up was due to a delay getting Arsenal fans into the away end after a flare was set off.

Topics : Chelsea Arsenal English Premier League Football
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