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Videos emerge of trouble at Hillsborough while new clip shows Sheffield Wednesday taunting Derby

Videos emerge of some trouble at Hillsborough while a new clip shows Sheffield Wednesday taunting Derby County missing out on the playoffs.

@Adam_Allcroft tweeted: “Clashes between Derby fans and Police at half time. Seen one arrest and a Wednesday fan taken away to first aid bleeding.”

@Jamesjlunt said: “Derby fans got through the fence at the back of the West stand.”

David Stockwell uploaded a YouTube video, writing: “Half time at Sheffield Wednesday v Derby County. Went to get a couple of snacks and the barrage of beers, coins and a wheelie that got chucked was insane. Derby lost and cost themselves the playoffs. One of the craziest 15 mins at any match I have been to.”

Videos emerge of trouble at Hillsborough while new clip shows Sheffield Wednesday taunting Derby

The match itself saw Derby lose to play-off-bound Sheffield Wednesday in Hillsborough after a controversial penalty was awarded and Curtis Davies received a red card.

The Rams were aware that a win would ensure a place in the playoffs, but also that merely matching or improving Peterborough’s performance against Barnsley was enough to stay in the top six of League One.

In the game’s most pivotal moment, veteran defender Davies tried to make up for a bad backpass. However, he was sent off for tripping Marvin Johnson after keeper Joe Wildsmith made a hurried clearance five minutes before half-time.

Posh won 2-0 over Barnsley at Oakwell. The Rams, however, were unable find an equaliser to keep them on the final play-off position based on goal differential.

After the break, Wednesday came close to achieving a draw through Max Bird and David McGoldrick. However, they remained in control of the game and missed a few chances to seal the victory.

The home fans at Hillsborough took the mick out of Derby fans by singing “You’re staying down”.

Derby boss Paul Warne said post-match: “My overall feeling is one of pride, really. I thought we were the better side up until the dubious penalty and sending off. I asked the lads at half-time what sort of character we had and could we show what we were truly about. With ten men, they gave us everything. We still managed to create some really good opportunities against a strong team. I am disappointed, obviously, but I am proud too. We gave some great moments to a magical fanbase this season, but we were just short. If I am really honest, as good as were at times today, we’re just missing that little bit – but not guts and character. I am heartbroken for the lads and I can’t leave here disappointed with the performance. It isn’t today that has stopped us being in the play-offs, it is the points we’ve dropped when we shouldn’t have. Every team has a story like that, I get that, but I think ours is pretty sad. I would like to thank everyone that turned up today and supported us. I understand how much pain they must have felt but for them to stay and clap the team off was special. I am proud to manage this team.

“I am obviously biased, but I think it was very harsh. I thought Joe Wildsmith and Eiran Cashin were back defending as cover and I have also been told the challenge was pretty weak as well. I can’t referee the game and I wouldn’t want to. If it was at the other end, would I want a penalty? Of course I would.

“The football club has come a long way since last summer and that is down to David Clowes, really. I feel sorry for him the most to be honest because he is superfan who loves the club and did everything last summer to make sure it was still alive. We have come a long way, but it doesn’t make much we hurt now any less. We were in a position to get in the play-offs and if we had got in there I believe we would have had enough to beat Sheffield Wednesday over two legs.

“We will, like every other club, have the summer and there will be a bit of shimmying around. This is elite sport and changes are made. I have said it before, but I feel that by not getting in the top six we have failed. We should have been in the top six and it is our jobs to put it right. If you keep doing the same thing, you’ll probably get the same outcome. I am excited about signing players and this is a club people want to come to and be part of. We need a few days to lick our wounds and then we’ll start again.”

Sheffield Wednesday’s Darren Moore said: “I was pleased with the performance today and of course the result which takes us to 96 points.

“We’ve broken all sorts of records this season which is pleasing and we go into the play-offs into good form.

“The atmosphere today we electric, the energy fantastic so all credit to the fans, they have been brilliant.

“Michael Smith scored his 20th goal of the season and that’s great for him. I never had any doubt the penalty was going in.”

On the spot-kick that decided the game, Moore said: “I’d have to look at it again but Curtis has given the referee a decision to make.

“It didn’t look as though he saw Pato coming in behind, he’s tried to get back and there’s a coming together.”

Moore added there were no fresh injury concerns from the Rams clash and said Lee Gregory will be back on the grass next week:

“Lee picked up a facial injury in training but he will be back training next week.

“With Icky and Dennis, we just rested them today and it was great for Josh to get some minutes under the belt.

“We’ve come through the game today unscathed so that was a relief and now we go full tilt into the play-offs.”

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