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Gillingham and Preston fans get into bizarre scrap at Euston Station

Gillingham and Preston fans get into a bizarre scrap at London Euston Train Station on Saturday evening with footage posted online.

@erayninetyeight uploaded the 22 second clip onto Twitter, captioning it: “Preston and Gillingham having a go for absolutely no reason #pne”

Preston would have been on their way back from an away trip to Millwall while Gillingham were away to Milton Keynes Dons.

The two sets of fans can be seen goading each other in the busy station before fists are thrown, with members of the public, including young children, watching on at what was happening.

It was a pathetic fight with punches failing to land, there is a lot of running back and forth, with the situation soon calming down.

The games saw Millwall and Preston North End play out a 1-1 draw at The Den with Brad Potts cancelling out Zian Flemming’s opener to earn a point for Lilywhites…

…while MK Dons made it back-to-back home wins as they edged a 2-1 League Two win over Gillingham at Stadium MK, with MJ Williams putting the hosts ahead on 79 minutes before Alex Gilbey netted a second on 88 minutes, and Josh Walker getting a 90th minute consolation goal for the Gills.

Millwall line-up: Šarkić; Tanganga, Harding, Cooper; Norton-Cuffy, Honeyman (De Norre, 58), Mitchell (Saville, 58), Bryan; Longman (Esse, 45), Nisbet (Obafemi, 77); Flemming. Subs not used: Białkowski, McNamara, Wallace, Campbell, Grant.

PNE line-up: Woodman; Storey, Lindsay, Hughes; Potts, Whiteman, Ledson (Browne, 73), Millar (Brady, 63); Frøkjær (Holmes, 90+4); Keane, Riis (Osmajić, 63). Subs not used: Cornell, Cunningham, Bauer, Stewart, Woodburn.

Referee: Mr J Busby.

Millwall’s Joe Edwards: “We’re just getting the team where we want it [ahead of next season]. Obviously we are all competitors, we all want to win games and we look at the Championship league table for sure, I look at the league table and would love us to keep pushing and finish as high as possible.

“As a group, a target of where we finish and what we achieve is not something we’re discussing much at the moment.

“The big thing is consistency, I think we felt we got to a point in recent weeks where there was a real noticeable change in the way we were playing and a lot of good performances.

“It is just about continuing to improve the quality of our performances and see where that takes us but the performance level is all we can aim for at the moment and we have got improvements to keep making.

“I felt the game played out a bit differently to Ryan, we started the game well and were on the front foot, we were the dominant team early on and got our reward.

“I still felt fairly comfortable up until their goal which came out of nowhere, it was an error from us and they punished us well, fair enough.

“The way we responded to the goal was poor, we completely lost our way from the goal until half-time.”

Preston’s Ryan Lowe: “You have to give Millwall a lot of credit because they are trying to play a different way now. They have got some good footballers, and Joe is coaching the right way and the way that he wants.

“We had to withstand a lot of pressure from them, not just the team but from the fans as well, you have to keep them quiet. It was probably a fair result, I think both teams tried to win it.

“The first half was a little bit disappointing, the first 20 minutes or so, we gave ourselves a mountain to climb, but I am pleased with the reaction of the boys, to get a goal back.

“We probably didn’t want the first half to finish when it did because we were on the ascendency trying to get another one. We got into some good areas, we just could not finish it off, but it was not through lack of trying.

“We have been one of the best teams in the division for coming from a goal behind to win but you can’t keep doing that because it takes its toll on people.

“We are disappointed with the first goal but I am pleased with the reaction and resilience to keep going to the end and to try and win it.

“I don’t want people to think we are happy to take a point, we want to go and win games of football.”

MK Dons: Marschall, Williams, O’Hora, Lewington, Harvie, Payne, Bate (Robson 76’), Tomlinson, Gilbey, Kemp (Wearne 76’), Dean (Harrison 82’)

Unused Substitutes: Kelly, Eisa, Smith, Lofthouse

Gillingham: Turner, Hutton, Masterson (Dieng 84’), Ehmer, Ogie, Malone, Coleman (J. Williams 84’), Jefferies, Mahoney (Lapslie 63’), Nadesan (Walker 63’), Hawkins (Bonne 43’)

Unused Substitutes: Morris, Clark

Referee: Carl Brook

MK Dons head coach Mike Williamson as per MK Citizen: “I’m sure everyone wants to stroke the ball around for 90 minutes and win comfortably, but we have to respect the opposition and how good they are.

“I thought for large portions of the game, we controlled it and looked comfortable. It was always going to be hard with the physicality they possess and the balls into the box.

“I’m disappointed not to have created more actions at the goal, but we weren’t far off where we wanted to be. We knew they wanted to be man-for-man, and we had to concentrate for the whole game. But we found a way.

“We rode our luck, Gillingham missed a few chances today but credit goes to how good the opposition is. They’ve got a way of playing, but so have we. We had to be really patient and resilient and kept plugging away.

“If it didn’t come, it didn’t come but we have to make sure we keep believing in our quality that in any moment, we’ve got game changers and winners.

“Of course when that second goal goes in, it’s a relief but then we didn’t make it easy! We got the three points though so that’s the pleasing fact.”

Gills boss Stephen Clemence said: “The group are in a good place. Four league games unbeaten, the players should be looking forward to the game at the weekend.

“I have seen a lot of MK Dons, I saw them earlier in the season before I came to Gillingham, I saw them playing at Crewe near my home, and they have some really good players and they have added to that as well.

“They have had an identity at the football club for a long, long time. The boys will be prepared and will know what to expect.

“When we have the ball we have to try and hurt them. We have good players at the football club and we are in decent form. If we play like we did against Accrington Stanley and the games before that then we will have a real chance. I have full confidence in the boys to give it a good go.

“MK Dons have a great stadium and it is a great stage, so my players should be looking forward to it. We have a game plan and we have been putting it in place this week. We will have to be intelligent. They are in good form but so are we. It should be a good game.”

Here’s how Twitter users reacted as Gillingham and Preston fans get into a bizarre scrap at Euston Station…

@MattDorrington_: Gillllsssss

@groundsmendean: Look at the fella in black hat stirring it and sliding to the back 🤣

@DannyPatterson7: State of them 😂 why do they always look same..

@andy_richards1: Looks more like an episode of Strictly 🙄

@billy2104954713: self defence mate they started on us

@PneSummit2: Couple typical Preston “dressers” there. Watching and doing nothing 😂😂😂

@nicholson1_jack: You gillssss

@Michael70872481: Hilarious 🤣

@lee931: Hahahahahaha what a bunch of Fannie’s 🧡🍊

@Stevengbfc: Fuck it why not

@89_ncfc: Hope nobody got hurt

@RossiO__: Geezer in black hat back to camera shouting and pointing fingers. Kicked off he folds arms and walks away from it. Bad bod.

@Wba19932103: Can’t throw a punch to save their lives 😂😂🤦🏽‍♂️

@MarkHow63958178: The usual *barely out of nappies” mob of Gills numpties…🤡

@mfcgeorge7: Ahahah, I thought northerners were supposed to be the hardest of the bunch, grown men getting battered by “soft southern bastards”

@AllEnglandFlags: Having a scrap at one of the most camera’d up stations in London. Geniuses the lot of them.

@mjl12354: Why is there people bragging and celebrating this? It’s a terrible look on our club

1. Embarrassing
2. I could pinpoint the exact part of the away end these would’ve been in
3. More embarrassing

@jamiebelshamGFC: Gowan lads, get into em.

@J_Mackenzie1998: Gills causing carnage!

@toastytoad79: Sometimes im reminded of the true british values 🇬🇧🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿

@MichaelRealReed: A whole two divisions between them 🫣

@SnowflakeNudger: Frightening scenes lol

@CharBirch_MFC: Up the gills 😂😂😂

@WYorkshireGills: Oh dear oh dear

@JoeFitzjohn1: 😂😂😂 Embarrassing

@Ezzmundo: Got dressed up for mill and slapped by the gills 😭

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