Soccer fans clash with police in Poland; 24 arrested

Soccer fans in Poland have clashed with police after being denied entry to a match between two rival teams in the city of Lodz.

Police say they have arrested 24 people.

The clashes took place on Sunday ahead of a match between LKS Lodz and Widzew Lodz.

Police stopped Widzew fans from entering the LKS stadium, prompting a group to protest in the city center. After a police appeal to go home, some fans headed to the stadium and threw bottles at police.

No further details were immediately available.

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