The match was Burnley’s last before they start their Premier League campaign at champions Chelsea on 12 August

Burnley’s pre-season friendly at home to German club Hannover was abandoned on police advice after crowd trouble.

Trouble broke out in the first half in the Hannover fans’ section on Saturday.

Burnley, who launch their Premier League campaign away to champions Chelsea on 12 August, announced at half-time that the game had been abandoned at Turf Moor.

“Today’s game has been abandoned on police advice. More to follow,” the club said on social media.