Unpleasant scenes marred West Ham’s last game at Upton Park on Tuesday following fans’ attack on Manchester United’s coach on the way into Upton Park, causing a 45 minutes delay to kick-off.
The match had been due to start at 19:45 BST but was pushed back to 20:30. Bottles were thrown and smashed the coach’s glass as police escorted the visitors into the stadium.
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Reacting to the unpleasant scenes, Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney said: “It wasn’t nice, the coach got smashed up.
“I’m sure West Ham as a club will be disappointed with what the fans have done.” .” Rooney said as quoted Sky Sports.
The Hammers move to the Olympic Stadium for the start of next season after 112 years at Upton Park, also known as the Boleyn Ground.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal added: “I think the images shall tell everything.
“It has an influence on the players – not just Manchester United, but also West Ham. I think it will be very aggressive because the fans were emotional. They will influence the game, I think.”