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Police confirm Wembley arrests

Monday May 30 2016


Police have confirmed 15 arrests were made Police have confirmed 15 arrests were made


POLICE have confirmed that 15 arrests were made before and after Barnsley's game against Millwall yesterday.

Scuffles broke out before, during and after the match at Wembley, which Barnsley won 3-1 to seal promotion from League One to the Championship.

The victory was marred by ugly scenes in the stands however, with footage circulating on social media showing Millwall fans approaching Barnsley supporters after Lloyd Isgrove's headed goal put Barnsley 3-1 ahead.

Further footage shows that scuffles broke out on Wembley Way.

Metropolitan Police released arrest figures at 9.20am this morning, revealing 15 people were arrested before and after the game, largely for public order offences.

The crowd trouble is still being investigated.





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Reply Posted by Lola on Monday May 30 2016 at 15:58
A sure thing is in amongst a bunch of roses there will be the inevital prick, or two.

Reply Posted by Rambo on Monday May 30 2016 at 18:18
Doesn't say much for security at our national stadium when Millwall fans were able to get into the Barnsley section. I saw a woman running away with a kid in her arms if she had tripped she could have fallen to the lower level. Plus objects being thrown from the top tier could have caused a fatality. Time for a serious review at Wembley.!

Reply Posted by Kev on Monday May 30 2016 at 19:10
How many bsly fans for arrested do we know?

Reply Posted by Dale on Monday May 30 2016 at 20:55
Millwall brt reyt for them y dint ya pick on lads that cud av a go back pussies owt t ban club frum playing in any league up the reds

Reply Posted by Mr Reality Check on Tuesday May 31 2016 at 08:03
Even google translate's struggling with this! Anyone? something about cats!

Reply Posted by Anon on Tuesday May 31 2016 at 15:23
'Millwall? That's about right/ typical for them. Why didn't you pick on lads that could have a go back / retaliate. Cowards.Ought to ban the club from playing in any league. Up the reds!'

Reply Posted by kevin haigh on Thursday June 2 2016 at 15:39
On wembley way millwall fans were ****** off cos barnsley fans stood up to them.thats why they picked on half doz in ground.sad millwall .