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Millwall fan 'disgusted' by his behaviour at Wembley

A Millwall fan who was caught on TV hiding a police helmet under his jacket during clashes between supporters and the police at his side's FA Cup semi final on Saturday has told ITV News he is "disgusted" by his behaviour.

A total of 14 fans were arrested following scuffles at the Millwall-Wigan semi-final at Wembley - 12 of those were Millwall fans and two were from Wigan.

During the second half of their 2-0 defeat by Wigan, Millwall fans began fighting with each other behind the goal in disturbing scenes, which left youngsters in tears and were witnessed by millions on television.

Millwall fans fought each other in the stands towards the end of the FA Cup match. Credit: Andrew Matthews/EMPICS Sport

Lifelong fan Tony Shannon said he was a "bit drunk" at the game and at the time "thought it was funny" to take the helmet out of the stadium, but now regrets his actions and says he has been "cringing" ever since.

The 27-year-old says his mother is not talking to him following the incident, which he says is "understandable".

He added that the game's late kick off was a contributing factor to the disorder, telling ITV News it meant fans were drinking a long time ahead of the match:

Following the match, Millwall Football Club condemned the violence and vowed to find those involved:

Our position is clear. Anyone associated with our club found guilty of violent behaviour will be banned indefinitely from Millwall matches in addition to any punishment they receive from the authorities.

– Millwall chief executive Andy Ambler