Man arrested over Kirkland attack

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Chris Kirkland was struck by a fan during Friday night's match
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Chris Kirkland was struck by a fan during Friday night's match

A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault after Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Chris Kirkland was hit by a fan during an npower Championship game.

The incident was one of a number of ugly scenes at Hillsborough during the 1-1 draw with Leeds United which was televised on Friday night.

Gloucestershire Police said the man was arrested in Cheltenham.

A spokesman said: "The investigation is being led by South Yorkshire Police. The man currently remains in police custody."

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