Successful policing operation at Chester v Tranmere Rovers match Date published: 29th February 2016 11.18am

Officers from Chester Local Policing Unit would like to thank Chester FC and Tranmere Rovers fans for allowing the match at the Deva Stadium to take place safely.

The National League fixture took place on Sunday 28th February and had an attendance of approximately 4,000; the match passed without any incidents and no arrests were made.

As part of the planning for the event Cheshire Police worked in partnership with Cheshire West and Chester Council, British Transport Police, Merseyside Police and the local business community, to ensure that the event passed without incident.

Chief Inspector Paul Williams from Chester Local Policing unit said: "I am pleased with the success of the police operation. Our aim had always been to see the game pass peacefully whilst taking into account the rights of the people of Chester to go about their normal business.

“I would like to thank local residents and businesses for patience and understanding for any disruption that was caused. I would also like to thank the fans for their cooperation”