Police warn South Elmsall shops to be aware ahead of match between Frickley Athletic and FC United of Manchester

POLICE have been warning shop owners to be on their guard when Frickley Athletic play FC United of Manchester tonight (Wednesday).

The match will kick off at 7.45pm in the GMB stadium on Westfield Lane, South Elmsall.

Peter Bywater, chair of Frickley Athletic, said: "We are expecting a larger crowd but we're not expecting any trouble.

"We always take precautions and employ more staff when there are big games."

Sgt Albert Yeoman, of South Kirkby neighbourhood police team, said: "PCSOs have been visiting shops in the area. It's just to make sure they are aware that this is going to be a high profile match so they can take the necessary precautions."

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