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Fan punches horse after Pompey vs. Saints

Southampton down bitter rivals Portsmouth 4-0 at Fratton Park for the first time since 1984. To watch the Carabao Cup, subscribe to ESPN+.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty after a horse appeared to be punched during crowd disturbances before and after Southampton's 4-0 win at Portsmouth on Tuesday evening (stream the replay on ESPN+ in the U.S.). 

Premier League side Southampton have a long-standing rivalry with League One Portsmouth and tensions were high ahead of the Carabao Cup third round match at Fratton Park.

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Police arrest man after Fratton Park bomb threats

Hampshire Police and Portsmouth FC have confirmed that there will be enhanced security checks in place at Fratton Park on Thursday evening.
Hampshire Police and Portsmouth FC have confirmed that there will be enhanced security checks in place at Fratton Park on Thursday evening.

A 22-year-old man has been arrested after making bomb threats on Twitter ahead of Thursday's League One playoff fixture between Portsmouth and Sunderland.

Hampshire Police released a statement on Thursday morning which said the man from Northallerton, North Yorkshire, was arrested in the early hours of Thursday morning and that he remains in custody. 

The statement added: "We continue to work with Portsmouth FC and can assure the public that a sufficient policing response will be in place for...