POLICE have launched an appeal after a fight between football fans saw a man knocked unconscious.

The altercation between more than a dozen supporters took place after Burnley's game against Cardiff City at Turf Moor at around 5pm on Saturday.

A number of Burnley and Cardiff fans were alleged to be involved in the incident close to the main entrance of the stadium in Harry Potts Way.

Officers said one man is believed to have been knocked unconscious.

A video of the disorder has been circulated on social media.

Police are keen to speak to any witnesses following the incident.

PC Ross Bosdorff, of Burnley Police, said: “An investigation is underway after disorder following the Burnley FC and Cardiff FC match at Turf Moor.

“We believe a number of fans from both clubs were involved, with one man knocked unconscious. At this time we do not know whether he was a Burnley FC or Cardiff FC fan.

“This was a shocking incident and we are keen for information to identify those involved.

“A number of children and elderly people were in the area around the time of the offences and forced to make off from the scene to avoid the disorder.

He added: “We would encourage anyone who can assist with our enquiries to come forward.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 or email 6533@lancashire.pnn.police.uk quoting log 0488 of April 13.

Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org.