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Video emerges of trouble as Millwall and Portsmouth fans clash at Waterloo train station

Video emerges on social media of trouble as Millwall and Portsmouth fans clash at Waterloo train station on Saturday.

The chaotic incident unfolded involving numerous police officers who attempted to intervene and and calm the situation down.

Footage captures hooded individuals engaging in physical altercations, with some leaping over barriers to join the fray.

Officers armed with batons can be seen trying to restore order by separating those fighting, only for it to escalated as one officer is pulled to the ground, struggling to avoid being trampled by a crowd of people.

Additional coppers rushed to the scene in an effort to contain the situation, while onlookers stood in disbelief.

It is claimed that Millwall and Portsmouth fans were involved, with Millwall arriving back from their away game at Southampton, while Pompey were at Charlton on Saturday.

The Saints suffer a blow in their promotion race as Neil Harris won 2-1 on his return to the Lions at St Mary’s Stadium.

Japhet Tanganga and Zian Flemming made it a day to remember for Harris on his fourth spell at Millwall, stopping a run of just one point in seven games after Tanganga’s header and Flemming’s penalty kept the Lions out the Championship drop zone.

Southampton’s Russell Martin: “We’ll be fine [in the promotion race]. We’ve got eight weeks left of the season and still have the chance to be incredibly exciting and get rewarded but like we did before we have to stand up and be counted now.

“We will work hard to find a way through and make sure this run doesn’t last too long. We had three massive chances and should score. It’s not normal to create that many big chances against a team in a low block.

“We should score but don’t. It’s nothing to do with tactics. If people want to talk about all that stuff, it’s not that. We conceded two rubbish goals.

“How we don’t deal with the free-kick, I don’t know. Maybe there is an offside, I haven’t seen it but the feeling from the analysts is that there is. It’s a floated cross and it loops into our goal.

“For the second goal, we don’t clear it twice and it ends up across our box for a penalty. That is the story of the game, nothing else – not tactics.”

Millwall’s Neil Harris: “Thank you to the fan-base, not just for my welcome that they gave me on the touchline but also for supporting my players like that.

“That’s what we need between now and the end of the season. The fans needed that performance and that result – in unison that is a great result for this club. Millwall teams always have to find a way, they’ve always had to find a way.

“Some of the performances were some of the best performances of the season for some individuals. You don’t have to be the best player in the pitch to be appreciated by the fans at the Den. You have to epitomise what a Millwall fan would do if they were on the pitch.

“That was me, I was never the best player on the pitch but I always worked harder than everyone else on it. That’s the message I have put in and then build a way around the ball with that. When the chips are down it is about heart, and we had that in abundance today.”

Meanwhile, Portsmouth missed the chance to go nine points clear at the top of League One table as they were forced to settle for a point in a 0-0 draw at Charlton.

Pompey boss John Mousinho said: “It’ll be a good point if we can follow it up next weekend – I said a similar thing when the lads were disappointed after the draw at Oxford.

“We’ve come away from home and drawn 0-0, when we probably should have won, so we dust ourselves off and have to be ready to go again.

“Charlton pressed well, had a lot of energy and there were good players for them to bring off the bench.

“I’m sure they’ll cause plenty of problems for other teams at home, while they took a point up at Bolton the previous week, which is no easy feat.

“The game became a bit frantic in the second half, but once we settled ourselves down and made some changes, we looked the more likely side to win it.

“We were able to create some excellent opportunities and I thought their keeper made some really good saves.

“I don’t think there would have been any complaints about the result if Myles had nestled the ball in the net at the end, but we’ve kept the clean sheet and saw it out pretty well.”

Charlton’s Nathan Jones said: “They are a good side. They’re top of the league, they’re scoring at will against most sides. So for us to put in that level of performance, keep a clean sheet, shows we’ve taken a step in the right direction.”

Key to that clean sheet was the work of Macaulay Gillesphey, who put in a wonderful saving challenge to deny Myles Peart-Harris as he ran through on goal in the 88th minute.

“Sometimes it’s a bit more endeavour than knowhow,” said Jones. “That’s where we’ve got to get that balance. But it’s a wonderful tackle at the end.”

“It would have been a travesty if we’d ended up losing, especially in that manner.”

“We went toe-to-toe with Bolton, we went toe-to-toe with these today. I saw lots of what I wanted to see from my team,” he said.

“We’ve gone three unbeaten now – yes, they’re draws and we want to win games – but there’s a foundation being laid and it’s just constant work.”

“We showed we’re an aggressive team today and got right after them. They’ll be getting on the bus and they’ll be delighted with the point. It’s a good point for them because the other two [sides in the top three] lost. They were in a proper game today, and that’s all we can ask.”

“We know Derby is a very, very difficult game. But we aren’t going to fear it,” he said.

“We have a way of playing and we go after teams. If you’re good enough to beat us then fine. If you’re not then, we’re Charlton – that’s the mentality now.”

Twitter users reacted as video emerges of trouble as Millwall and Portsmouth fans clash at Waterloo train station…

@JB_SoccerCoach: Jesus. Yeah let’s spend 40 quid on a a ticket, round it up to 100 on beer, food and train tickets then look for a fight…. What’s wrong with people. Just enjoy the football and time with your friends

@Jasonsnell17: No wonder there was no old bill on Tower Bridge yesterday too busy throwing the batons at football fans

@Fazzer1411: idiots, just go home you pricks

@RobsonKightley: It’s a game of football man, I will never get this 🤣

@NTFCjonny: Odd behaviour, just go and enjoy the game, it’s not the 80’s anymore 😂

@boon196: Looking for the Benny Hill music

@StephenJAdams: Awful. lot of cctv there. Not clever at all. Will result in records and banning orders.

@stebbeds: 😂😂. Fucking hand bags.

@JRfc1871: Guess somebody watched green street the night before

@B00nd1: Play up pompeyyyy

@KevinBurns63: Coppers out in force when its football fans

@nyss2024: Amazing how heavy handed and willing to get involved they are when it’s football fans. Very different situation when it comes to other events, the two tiered policing in this country is an absolute disgrace.

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