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Tinie Tempah, Gene Simmons perform at NFL match

Tinie Tempah and Gene Simmons were among the acts to perform in the lead up to the Minnesota Vikings' match against the Pittsburgh Steelers tonight at Wembley Stadium.

The Kiss bassist sung 'The Star-Spangled Banner' to a packed crowd prior to kick off.

Tinie Tempah accompanied by Minnesota Vikings cheerleaders before the NFL International Series match.
Tinie Tempah accompanied by Minnesota Vikings cheerleaders before the NFL International Series match. Credit: Simon Cooper/PA Wire
Kiss bassist Gene Simmons sang the US National Anthem at the NFL International Series match.
Kiss bassist Gene Simmons sang the US National Anthem at the NFL International Series match. Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire
Minnesota Vikings cheerleaders stand with their hands on their hearts for the US National Anthem.
Minnesota Vikings cheerleaders stand with their hands on their hearts for the US National Anthem. Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire
Vikings fans show their support ahead of the match against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Wembley Stadium.
Vikings fans show their support ahead of the match against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Wembley Stadium. Credit: Simon Cooper/PA Wire
Minnesota Vikings cheerleaders perform at Wembley Stadium.
Minnesota Vikings cheerleaders perform at Wembley Stadium. Credit: Simon Cooper/PA Wire

Vikings storm Wembley amid clouds of smoke

Smoke billowing from timber doors welcomed the Minnesota Vikings to the Wembley field ahead of their clash against the Pittsburgh Steelers this evening.

The teams tweeted video and pictures of the atmosphere from the ground before kick off.

Fans arrive at Wembley for NFL International Series

Wembley Stadium will tonight host the Minnesota Vikings and Pittsburgh Steelers in the first of two NFL International Series matches to be played in London this year.

Minnesota Vikings fans who are among the 84,000 fans expected to attend tonight's match at Wembley Stadium.
Minnesota Vikings fans who are among the 84,000 fans expected to attend tonight's match at Wembley Stadium. Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire
Tonight's Steelers vs Vikings match is the first of two NFL International Series matches to be played in London this year.
Tonight's Steelers vs Vikings match is the first of two NFL International Series matches to be played in London this year. Credit: Twitter/@widianemoussa
Pittsburgh Steelers fans at the seventh international NFL game to be held in London.
Pittsburgh Steelers fans at the seventh international NFL game to be held in London. Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire
Minnesota Vikings fans on Wembley Way prior to tonight's NFL International Series match.
Minnesota Vikings fans on Wembley Way prior to tonight's NFL International Series match. Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Police release more Wembley violence photos

The police have released 11 new images of football fans they want to question following violence at Wembley during the FA Cup semi-final between Millwall and Wigan.

The disturbances took place in the Millwall supporter section and 43 people have so far been arrested – this is the third photo appeal.

The release of the new pictures follows dawn police raids last week which resulted in three arrests.

Millwall fans
Photos issued by the Metropolitan Police. Credit: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire
Millwall fans
Photos issued by the Metropolitan Police. Credit: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire

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Police probe Wembley football violence

Police said they are investigating incidents involving Millwall supporters at today's FA Cup semi-final that left some fans bloodied and younger ones in tears.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said:

Ten people have been arrested following sporadic disorder among fans in the Millwall supporters' area at Wembley. Investigations into the circumstances of the incidents are continuing.

Pictures show scuffles between Millwall fans

Millwall football fans fought each other at Wembley as their side lost 2-0 to Wigan in the FA Cup semi-final today.

The violence at Wembley involved supporters of the same club
Millwall fans squared up to each other in the stands Credit: Andrew Matthews/EMPICS Sport
The south London club has a reputation for football hooliganism
The south London club has a reputation for football hooliganism Credit: Andrew Matthews/EMPICS Sport
All the violence at Wembley involved supporters of the same club
All today's violence at Wembley involved supporters of the same club Credit: Andrew Matthews/EMPICS Sport

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Former Millwall player says fans 'tainted' FA Cup semi

Former Millwall player Paul Ifill said Lions fans who fought each other in the stands during today's FA Cup defeat to Wigan "tainted the day".

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Gutted boys had a go 2nd half Wigan 2 gd great cup run now bk 2 the league must stay up! Shame that a few so called fans tainted the day!

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