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Footage goes viral showing pathetic fight between Sheffield Wednesday and Plymouth fans

Footage goes viral showing what played out to be a rather pathetic fight between Sheffield Wednesday and Plymouth fans on Saturday.

The softest of punches, kicks, falling over were all seen in a 30 second clip, taking place before the game as fans made their way to Hillsborough.

A bunch of old men thinking they still have it in them to known out one another, only to quite frankly be laughed at outside the ground and for those watching the clip back home.

The game itself was quite the controversial one with the referee John Busby coming under criticism by both sets of supporters throughout the 90 minute.

Sheffield Wednesday climbed to the top in League One after defeating leaders Plymouth Argyle 1-0.

Callum Paterson put the Owls in front early on when he swivelled and hit home in Will Vaulks’ cross at the near goal.

Both teams traded chances during a second period that felt like it was going to boil over.

Wednesday’s second goal was controversially ruled out as offside. George Byers’ goal found the back of net, but the assistant raised his flag when a team-mate leapt over the goalbound attempt while in an offside position.

With 61 points the Yorkshire side draws level with Pilgrims, but they win because they have a better goal difference and a game in their hands.

Owls boss Darren Moore said post-match: “It was a professional performance all over the pitch. We had to start the game we did because we are playing the team at the top of the league.

“We came out flying, we put them on the back foot and credit to the players, I’m so pleased for them tonight.

“Pato took his goal really well and it’s such a shame for him that he had to come off later in the game.

“It’s a muscular injury and I’ve just spoken to him now, it’s sore, and we will have him assessed over the next day or two but I’ve got to be honest, it doesn’t look good.

“It really is credit to the whole group, they have worked so hard. To equal a club record at this stage of the season is remarkable really.

“Today was a great example, we defended really well, Cameron didn’t have many saves to make against the league leaders and that says a lot.

“They all deserve to be where we are tonight on top of the table, I am so pleased for the fans and everyone connected with Sheffield Wednesday, but the work is only just beginning.

“Now we are there the challenge is to stay there and the only way we will do that is by continuing the work that has taken us to the top.”

Plymouth’s Steven Schumacher said: “It was a good game. Two good teams, strong teams. It was a battle. It wasn’t a free-flowing game of football, which we didn’t really expect it to be, the way Sheffield Wednesday play.

“We had a little setback with the goal and two other setbacks in losing two key players.

“I am proud of the players though because we could have crumbled and fell apart today, but we pushed them all away and it felt that in the second half we were probably the better team, created some good chances or half chances but it just wasn’t meant to be today.

“There are ways to lose a game and we’re not going to go unbeaten away from home. It’s our first defeat since August. There’s always going to be a time where we didn’t manage to score an equaliser or produce a moment of quality. But I’m pleased with the way we did lose. We didn’t fall apart; we kept going.

“We threw everything that we had at them. The game was scrappy, and Sheffield Wednesday showed their experience in the second half, killed it off a little bit, didn’t let it allow us to get into a rhythm.

“We could have done better with the early goal, but the lads showed great character because many other teams would crumble under that sort of pressure in the atmosphere that the game was played in today.

“That gives me good confidence that we’re ready for this fight, and if we could carry on playing like that and putting in the effort that we did, then we’ll be fine. We’ll win plenty more games.”

This is what Twitter users said as footage goes viral showing the pathetic fight between Sheffield Wednesday and Plymouth fans…

@swfcBW: that is incredible ahahahaha

@ozzieowl71: Are they fighting or playing tiggy

@sawyer_macca: Hide the sausage by looks of it

@SamualT3wl3y: Team Yorkshire Pudding 🤜🏻

@Ben78538552: Seen lad in blue in south stand at half time , face gonna be sore today , must have crossed paths walking round to away end

@Ricey04: Who won Yorkshire pudding or Cornish pastie neither to me 🤷‍♂️

@andrewstevo39: Embarrassing 😳

@blueowl68: That’s how to do it, four old blokes trading, non of this bouncing and running up and down the street bollocks.

@Danny_Clayton: Old men, fighting at football 🙄 #growup

@Al3xTheCoach: Couldn’t help but hum the Benny Hill theme tune

@delaine_spud: Hate scenes like this.

@stevefoshfisher: Is that in slow motion?

@Argyology: Some defence on blue cost 👀

@TerraceTalk4: Full grown men, pathetic.

@MarkTreanor10: Oh my god 😂😂

@GarethFinch2: Ban the clowns on both sides they’re all an embarrassment

@Cityblues2: Embarrassing is what it is, couldn’t fight sleep

@321Badge: Crying 😂😂😂😂

@UptonBlade: Fucking state of this lot 😂

@Deep_Blue_Me: Embarrassing on every level

@hashtagwilbert: As daft as they are, are we at the stage again where we’re seeing this shit as commonplace in football again? One of the joys of going to football for me is talking to away fans who are enjoying seeing the country and meeting folk.

@AaronSwfc1998: Some reyt uppercuts at beginning hahaha 🤣🤣🤣🤣

@NLT1187: 🤣🤣🤣 middle aged men showing their prime athleticism.

@a_wanderas: These are men with grey hair, who likely have grand kids, fighting over a game of football. Get a grip, you sad acts.

@ChirpsByJames: Geriatric Royal Rumble on a Saturday afternoon – cannot beat it

@Nift92: Green street 7 looks shit

@NG26731: Sean Bean there grabbing Ray Whinston in the chinos 😂😂😂😂

@KristopherCous4: Never understand scrapping with someone because they support a different team.

@NJ1867: Why are they all punching eachother, surely at least 2 of them are mates?

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