Everton fans throwing missiles in Lille
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Everton fans in Lille: 'Rioters' threw missiles, footage shows

Everton fans who clashed with police in Lille goaded officers and threw missiles, French TV footage shows.

A spokesman said trouble began after police arrested a fan on suspicion of selling drugs in Lille's Grand Place on Thursday afternoon.

French police confirmed rubber bullets and a stun grenade were used "to drive back the rioters".

Supporters claimed the police were "hard-handed" and used tear gas.

  • 24 Oct 2014