Ex-Liverpool star Diouf arrested

Apr 17, 2012, 11:49 IST | PA Sport

The hospitalization of a 33 year old man following brawl in a night club led to the ex-Liverpool footballer's arrest.

Footballer El-Hadji Diouf was arrested and EPL defender Anton Ferdinand (QPR) questioned by police after a brawl in a nightclub. The trouble left a 33-year-old man in hospital with injuries to his head and neck following the fight at The Circle Club in Manchester on Sunday.

Diouf (31), a former Bolton and Liverpool player, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of violent disorder. Ferdinand was questioned under caution by officers. Diouf, originally from Senegal, is now with Doncaster Rovers, who were relegated from the npower Championship on Saturday.

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