CITY centre roads have been blocked by police in anticipation of today’s early football kick off.

Queen’s Road and the junctions with West Street and North Street is shut in Brighton.

Buses are delayed or are being diverted along different routes.

Meanwhile there are police officers on horseback and others with protective gear.

The force is preparing for the arrival of Crystal Palace supporters for the early kick off against Brighton and Hove Albion at the Amex.

Kick off is at 12.30, and there could be disruption to journeys throughout the day.