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Man United bus attack sours West Ham party night


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Man United bus attack sours West Ham party night

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West Ham United’s victorious farewell to Upton Park was tarnished as the Manchester United United team bus came under attack from West Ham supporters ahead of Tuesday’s final match at the old ground.
Beer bottles and other objects were hurled at the vehicle as hundreds of West Ham fans handed the visitors a vitriolic welcome.


An investigation has been launched involving the Metropolitan Police,the FA and both clubs.
West Ham boss Slaven Bilic mused on the lack policing:“I live in Canary Wharf, in Canary Wharf if you pick your nose you have a couple of policemen surrounding you saying ‘you can’t do that’. Here you have a football game, fifty thousand people and no police, this is kind of strange to me.”
West Ham co-chairman David Sullivan initially blamed the chaos on the Man United arriving late.
The club has since backtracked and said any fans found to be involved will be banned for life.

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