Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Fans Riot After Millwall Win

Fans Riot After Millwall Win

Around 2-300 Swansea City 'fans' caused riots against the police yesterday after the 2-0 win over Millwall.

Bricks, glass, tyres and anything else they could find were being thrown at the police after the game as a few hundred Swansea 'fans' began rioting outside the stadium.

Some onlookers have even mentioned it was happening outside the Riverside pub.

Three policemen suffered head injuries as well as 2 supporters with head and leg injuries were taken to hospital.

Three arrests were made and the police have warned more will be made when they look at CCTV footage.

A spokesman said: 'As a result of the match between Swansea City and Millwall there were sporadic disturbances in the city. Police officers were deployed to deal with the incidents accordingly.

'Three officers suffered minor injuries as a result of spectators using projectiles.

'Three arrests have been made and further arrests will follow.


There was plenty of banter and taunting between the two sets of fans during the game and police were quickly on the scene to seperate them as some began to climb over the netting towards the opposing fans.

This seemed to kick things off a bit during the second half. People have commented that the police handed the situation badly which angered the group of violent supporters.

Did you witness these hostile events? Let us know what you saw below or on our forum


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Monday October 23 2006
Time: 2:33PM

Comments

0
total disgrace all the scum that call themselves 'fans' they are a let down to swansea city as a football club.
trundz2k5
23/10/2006 15:17:00
0
I agree with every thing trundz2k5 as said. The scenes outside the Liberty Stadium after the Millwall game was a disgrace. The riot was caused by Swansea hooligans (scum) not by Swansea fans. Since our move to the Liberty Stadium, i had thought that we had left those MORONS down the Vetch. These people are not Swansea City supporters, they are RABBLE. Do they not realise the harm they are doing to our City and football Club? The money being used on crowd control of these morons, could be used on team inprovements. I hope that the newspaper pictures and CCTV cameras are able to identify these hooligans, so they can be banned for life, and let the true Swans Supporters do what they do best, Support the Swans. Let us hope that this behaviour does not occure in any future fixture.
Treboeth Jack
23/10/2006 18:21:00
0
They are not fans of Swansea City football Club. They are "FANS" of violence. Hope CCTV will identify them all.
willow
25/10/2006 19:08:00
0
The Evening Post also done an article based on comments submitted in the forum. Check the forum to see if your comments got in!
KevinE
26/10/2006 13:10:00
0
Get a gip with ya selfs
Tigerphil
26/10/2006 18:33:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Premier League Free Agents 2017

As the summer nears and contracts come to an end, should the club have an interest in any of the following free transfers from Premier League oppositions?

Whose Won The Most Points So Far

Which player has won your side the most points so far in the Premier League campaign of 2016/17?

Vote For The March Awards - 2016/17

The Premier League have now opened voting for the Manager, Player and Goal of the Month awards for March.

A Premier League Brexit Breakdown

The numbers have been crunched from the Brexit vote and details have now been given for each local authority to provide an 'idea' of how fans of each Premier...

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Will Swansea City stay up this season?
Suggested By:
Yes70%
No10%
not sure20%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 28 22 3 3 69 38
2 Spurs 28 17 8 3 59 34
3 Man City 28 17 6 5 57 24
4 Liverpool 29 16 8 5 56 25
5 Man Utd 27 14 10 3 52 19
6 Arsenal 27 15 5 7 50 22
7 Everton 29 14 8 7 50 21
8 WBA 29 12 7 10 43 1
9 Stoke 29 9 9 11 36 -9
10 Southampton 27 9 6 12 33 -3
11 AFC Bournemouth 29 9 6 14 33 -12
12 West Ham 29 9 6 14 33 -12
13 Burnley 29 9 5 15 32 -11
14 Watford 28 8 7 13 31 -15
15 Leicester City 28 8 6 14 30 -14
16 Crystal Palace 28 8 4 16 28 -10
17 Swansea 29 8 3 18 27 -27
18 Hull City 29 6 6 17 24 -32
19 Middlesbrough 28 4 10 14 22 -13
20 Sunderland 28 5 5 18 20 -26
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Apr 2 2017 1:30PM : Middlesbrough (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 5 2017 7:45PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : West Ham United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 15 2017 3:00PM : Watford (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Stoke City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 30 2017 12:00PM : Manchester United (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W7
2.KevinE6
The Vital Football Members League