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Millwall legend Neil Harris announces retirement

Harris in action for Southend where he finished his career. Credit: Andrew Matthews/EMPICS Sport

The Southend striker Neil Harris has announced his retirement from football. Though he finished his career at the Essex club, Harris made his name at Millwall where he scored 138 goals in two spells there.

He also had to overcome testicular cancer earlier in his career. He has now retired after suffering a knee injury.

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Further arrest over Millwall FA Cup violence

After police dawn raids this morning led to the arrests of three people wanted in connection with violence at an FA Cup match between Millwall and Wigan at Wembley, a further man has handed himself in.

The 34-year-old was arrested on suspicion of violent disorder at a south London police station.

We have had an excellent response from the public, and we believe that we have identified everyone in those ten images previously released.

Some have since handed themselves in to police, and to date, we have arrested 27 people on this inquiry.

– DCI Andy Barnes, Metropolitan Police
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Police release CCTV images after Millwall violence

The Metropolitan Police have released CCTV images of people they want to trace in connection to violence and disorder at the Millwall vs Wigan FA Cup semi final match. Earlier today, police arrested three men in dawn raids in connection with the violence.

Note: Images removed on police request_

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Arrest in dawn raid after FA Cup match violence

Metropolitan Police arrest a suspect after violence at the FA Cup match between Millwall and Wigan. Credit: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire
Metropolitan Police arrest a suspect after violence at the FA Cup match between Millwall and Wigan.
Metropolitan Police arrest a suspect after violence at the FA Cup match between Millwall and Wigan.
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Police examining CCTV after Millwall disorder

Large-scale violence and disorder at football matches is completely unacceptable. People attending matches expect to be able to do so in a safe and friendly environment.

We have had an excellent response from the public, who have identified people in nine of the 10 images already released. Some have since handed themselves in to police, and to date, we have arrested 23 people. Three have been charged.

The investigation team is working through many more calls and CCTV to identify all those involved in the disorder. We expect to make further arrests.

Our message is clear. Violence at football is unacceptable. If you were involved in the violence come forward and speak with us. We will pursue all those responsible.

– Detective Chief Inspector Andy Barnes

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Police arrest 23 in connection with Millwall violence

Police carried out dawn raids to arrested three men in connection with violence at an FA Cup match between Millwall and Wigan.

The men, aged 21, 22 and 27, were arrested at addresses in London by officers from Operation Arrowtip, which targets football-related crime.

So far 23 people have been arrested in relation to violence at the semi-final at London's Wembley Stadium on 13th April, during which Millwall fans attacked police and fought among themselves inside and outside the ground.

Man arrested following Millwall fan trouble at Wembley

Police have arrested a 24-year- old man in connection with the disorder at the Millwall v Wigan FA Cup semi final last Saturday.

The man was arrested on suspicion of violent disorder and is currently in custody at a south London police station.

They have also released pictures of 10 people they wish to speak to as part of an investigation into the fan violence at the game.

Four police officers suffered minor injuries during the disorder

Police appeal after FA Cup violence

Millwall suspects released by Met Police Credit: Met Police

Police have released pictures of ten people they'd like to speak to following fighting among Millwall supporters at last weekend's FA Cup semi-final at Wembley. Violence broke out during the game between Milwall and Wigan. 11 people were arrested at the time.

Millwall suspects released by Met Police Credit: Met Police

Man arrested following Wembley disorder

Officers investigating the disorder at the Saturday's Millwall vs Wigan FA Cup semi-final at Wembley have arrested a 27 year old man.

The man was arrested earlier this morning at his home address in Lewisham on suspicion of theft of a police hat.

He was taken to a south London police station and has since been bailed to return on a date in June pending further enquiries.

Officers from Operation Arrowtip are looking to identify all those engaging in disorder and would encourage anyone with information to contact the investigation team on 020 8246 0076 (not 24 hours) or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. All calls will be treated in the strictest confidence."

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