sport news Marseille and Angers fans storm the pitch and fight each other after Ligue 1 ...

sport news Marseille and Angers fans storm the pitch and fight each other after Ligue 1 ...
sport news Marseille and Angers fans storm the pitch and fight each other after Ligue 1 ...
French football rocked by more crowd trouble as Marseille and Angers fans storm the pitch and fight each other having thrown flares and firecrackers during goalless Ligue 1 draw Clashes between rival fans marred Ligue 1 game between Angers and Marseille Supporters from both sides invaded the pitch and brawled after final whistle Flares and firecrackers had been thrown between fans during the goalless draw It is just the latest outbreak of crowd trouble in French football this season  Match between Nice and Marseille was abandoned after fans and players fought There were also clashes at the derby between Lens and Lille this month 

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French football has been rocked by more crowd violence as Marseille and Angers supporters brawled on the pitch following Wednesday night's match.

The travelling Marseille fans at the Stade Raymond Kopa breached a security cordon and made it onto the pitch at the final whistle following a goalless draw.

Stewards failed to contain the situation as punches were exchanged with home fans who'd also made their way onto the pitch.

Marseille and Angers supporters brawled on the pitch after Wednesday night's goalless draw

Marseille and Angers supporters brawled on the pitch after Wednesday night's goalless draw

Dozens of Marseille fans stormed past stewards to invade the pitch and confront Angers fans

Dozens of Marseille fans stormed past stewards to invade the pitch and confront Angers fans

Flares and firecrackers had been thrown between the two sets of fans during the game and equipment in the stadium was damaged as fans poured onto the pitch.

The stadium announcer can be heard appealing for calm in video footage of the clashes but to little effect before security personnel finally got a grip on the situation.

RMC Sport reported that Marseille had expressed concerns about the ease with which their fans could access the pitch

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