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Trouble flares between fans ahead of Everton and Manchester United FA Cup semi-final

Published 23/04/2016

Trouble flares between fans ahead of Everton and Manchester United FA Cup semi-final
Trouble flares between fans ahead of Everton and Manchester United FA Cup semi-final

Everton and Manchester United fans became involved in an ugly brawl at a motorway service station ahead of today's FA Cup semi-final at Wembley.

One clip shows opposing fans trading blows before a third man enters and sends the Everton supporter sprawling to the floor.

The violence took place at Cannock services in Staffordshire at around 11am.

Staffordshire police attended the scene but no arrests were made.

United and Everton are each taking some 31,000 fans to Wembley for the FA Cup semi-final which kicks-off at 5.15pm.

Many of the coaches heading south will use the same services for comfort breaks.

Up to 31,000 fans from both sides are heading to Wembley for the final four clash that kicks off at 5.15pm.

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