Was the Millwall FA Cup semi-final fight triggered by a row over a man bag?
AT the FA Cup semi-final between Millwall and Wigan Athletics, there was argy-bargy. Fourteen men were arrested at Wembley following the violence. Twelve Millwall fans. Two Wigan fans. The Mirror says the “riot” was “fuelled by cocaine”. Other says it was the result of a late kick-off allowing for more pre-match drinking. One other argument is that Millwall fans were tanked up on stories of 1970s and 1980s thuggery, pretending they were the F-Troop and the Treatment, gangs gilded by the BBC Panorama show in 1977. But maybe it’s about another kind of fashion? We noticed that one of those involved in the violence was wearing a man bag. It’s a metrosexual take on the old Butcher’s coat of yore: