Millwall vs Birmingham City: Fans clash with police at London Bridge in 'disgusting' scenes
Millwall and Birmingham City fans clashed with police as huge crowds descended on London Bridge before their Championship match.
Large swathes of supporters descended on the central London transport hub on Saturday afternoon prior to the 5.30pm kick off.
Video footage posted on social media shows officers lined up on the streets trying to contain the supporters as scuffles broke out.
Images also showed several riot vans lined up amid the “disgusting scenes".
Ali Catterall wrote on Twitter: “Some really unpleasant vibes going down at London Bridge.”
Some really unpleasant vibes going down at London Bridge. pic.twitter.com/361GRs7uXh— Ali Catterall (@AliCatterall) October 21, 2017
Dozens of police officers around London Bridge. Several riot vans on Borough High Street pic.twitter.com/7pxrKPYR2w— Thomas Mackintosh (@T_Mackintosh) October 21, 2017
And Twitter user another wrote: "Toxic masculinity on display at London Bridge right now. And all in the name of football. Disgusting scenes."
Toxic masculinity on display at London Bridge right now. And all in the name of football. Disgusting scenes.— Kat Lister (@Madame_George) October 21, 2017
Another added: "Borough High St & London Bridge was a thoroughly unpleasant area today due to large number of lary Millwall and Birmingham City supporters."
Borough High St & London Bridge was a thoroughly unpleasant area today due to large number of lary Millwall and Birmingham City supporters.— Tim Dunn (@MrTimDunn) October 21, 2017
One Twitter user said: "Madness at London Bridge today. OMG. #PoliceDogs #CityPolice had to get involved.
“It looked like a riot to me."