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FA investigate West Ham-Millwall soccer violence

PUBLISHED: 19:52 26 August 2009 | UPDATED: 14:46 05 October 2010

THE Football Association is investigating the violence that marred the Carling Cup match between West Ham and Millwall at Upton Park last night. One man was stabbed as fans clashed outside the ground. There were three pitch invasions

By Jonathan Clegg

THE Football Association is investigating the violence that marred the Carling Cup match between West Ham and Millwall at Upton Park last night.

One man was stabbed as fans clashed outside the ground, while there were also three pitch invasions.

"We absolutely condemn all of the disorder that has occurred at Upton Park," said an FA spokesman.

"We will be working with all parties, the police and clubs, to establish the facts surrounding these events."

West Ham United promised tough action against offenders including life bans.


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