Teenager arrested at Irish Cup semi-final

PACEMAKER BELFAST  02/04/2016
Linfield v Lurgan Celtic JBE Irish Cup semi final.
Lurgan Celtic fans during todays game at the National Stadium in Belfast.
Photo Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 02/04/2016 Linfield v Lurgan Celtic JBE Irish Cup semi final. Lurgan Celtic fans during todays game at the National Stadium in Belfast. Photo Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker Press

Police are questioning a 16-year-old man after an incident at today’s Irish Cup semi-final between Linfield and Lurgan Celtic at Windsor Park.

The teenager was arrested on suspicion of possession of a firework or flare.

He has been taken into custody for questioning.

Favourites Linfield booked a place in the final against Glenavon after overcoming the plucky underdogs 3-0. The scores were level at half-time but Aaron Burns struck three times after the break.