Scottish and England supporters clash in Leicester Square as cops try to form a barrier between the feuding groups

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Trouble began in Leicester Square between warring English and Scottish football fans.

The police are currently present and have formed a barrier between the two groups of supporters.

Thousands of Tartan Army fans had gathered in central London ahead of the 8pm kick-off, but numbers have started to dwindle that of the Euro 2020 game.



Police were forced to intervene to separate warring fans in Leicester Square

A group of individuals, understood to be England fans, made their way to the busy road where the Scots continued to party shortly before 9pm before the groups began to clash.

At least one person was tackled to the ground by officers trying to separate the two groups.



A man was held down by officers

Fans are now being escorted out of the area, but scuffles have broken out.

A City of Westminster Police statement said: “Police are currently in contact with opposing fans in Leicester Square.

“Please continue to avoid the area.”

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