West Ham and Manchester City fans ‘clash inside Upton Park after Premier League draw’


Fans appeared to exchange words before going full-time, forcing the stewards to step in and separate the two groups

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Manchester City and West Ham fans clash in Upton Park smash

The Premier League clash between West Ham and Manchester City has been marred by apparent full-time violence.

Rival supporters looked set to be separated by stewards after the players walked off the pitch following the 2-2 draw at Upton Park, reports the Manchester Evening News.

City fans outside the 3,000-capacity Sir Trevor Brooking stand appeared to exchange insults with Hammers fans seated near the visitors.

The row escalated and the two groups of fans briefly reunited before stewards flocked to the area to separate the two factions – as seen in the video above.

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Action Images via Reuters/Tony O’Brien)



Action Images via Reuters/Tony O’Brien)

The game will likely be the last between the pair at the famous former East End ground as West Ham move into the Olympic Stadium next season.

Upton Park was once notorious during the height of football hooliganism in the 1980s, with visiting supporters often running into a gauntlet of trouble as they walked the few hundred yards from the nearby tube station to the ground .

The road they took, Green Street, became the title of a movie about hooligans.


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