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A man was arrested after encroaching onto the pitch during the Everton v Newcastle United Premier League fixture tonight (Thursday 17 March).
At around 8.55pm it was reported that a man disrupted the match by running on to the pitch and tying himself to the goal post at the Howard Kendall Gwladys Street End.
The suspect, a 21-year-old man, has been arrested on suspicion of pitch encroachment. He is now in police custody.
The game resumed and has now concluded.
A second man, 39 years, was arrested on suspicion of assault and of pitch encroachment and is also in police custody.
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