Millwall forgets to pack, has to wear Sheffield Wednesday’s old kits


Championship side Sheffield Wednesday must have been quite confused while playing Millwall today. After all, their opponents were also clad in Wednesday’s kits!

After Millwall’s kit man forgot to pack the one thing he’s supposed to make sure show up at a match — the kits —the Lions were forced to wear Wednesday’s away yellows from last season. Millwall did somehow manage to get their alternate kits to the stadium for the start of the second half, but it was too late to prevent a thoroughly embarrassing situation:

This, of course, is just as hilarious as when Crystal Palace had to loan their away kits to Barnsley last year after the visitors brought the wrong-colored shirts. That match ended up resembling a preseason intra-squad scrimmage:


(H/T Daily Mail)


FA investigates Millwall fans, violence


Photo: REUTERS/Darren Staples

Following the disturbing scenes from Wembley Stadium on Saturday, England’s Football Association launched an official investigation after Millwall fans fought among themselves during an FA Cup semifinal loss to Premier League side Wigan Athletic.

Reaction quickly spilled to Twitter, with many blasting the 30,000-plus Millwall section after images on television showed police being outnumbered against the unruly fans while trying to defend themselves with batons (read more here).