Man Utd Final game abandoned after suspicious package found
|Man Utd game of the premier league abandoned after suspicious package found at the stadium./ source via - google search, sports news.|
Thousands of fans were ordered to move when the alert was sounded about 20 minutes before the scheduled match.
Manchester police said the fans to quickly leave the ground and avoid the nearby area if possible via twitter.
"Due to the discovery of a suspect package in the North-West Quadrant of the ground, the match with Bournemouth has been abandoned today on police advice," a United spokesman said in a statement.
United said the suspect package had been discovered in the Stretford End stand.
This was the second time when Manchester United have been involved in a security alert.
Their game at West Ham United on Tuesday was delayed after their team bus was attacked by fans.
There was no indication of such incident all this happened all sudden and police took action.
Soldiers from the British Army's 'bomb squad' were then sent to Old Trafford to help police assess just what sort of package had forced the match to be abandoned.
The premier league statement issued said that they would arrange the match as soon as possible practically and will inform the fans accordingly.