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Fan breaks gate at Craven Cottage and then blames it on stewards for Fulham's friendly against Celta Vigo
(Image: Twitter/CaughtOffside)

VIDEO: Fan breaks gate at Craven Cottage and then blames it on stewards

"That was your fault!"

When you wait all summer for football to return to the Cottage it hurts to say goodbye after the first game back⚽💔 pic.twitter.com/Ib4MTybfEo

— CaughtOffside (@caughtoffside) August 4, 2018

A shirtless man managed to damage a gate during an altercation with stewards and then proceeded to blame it on them as he was ejected from Fulham’s pre-season friendly against Celta Vigo on Saturday.

Spoiling for a fight on a sunny afternoon at Craven Cottage, it took several staff members to drag the man off club premises.

A battle of pushing and pulling the big black gate then ensued before the bottom of it became stuck on the pavement at an angle.

There had been earlier speculation that someone had been thrown out of the ground for refusing to sit down:

https://twitter.com/thomasosulli/status/1025754412302647304

The match ended in a 2-2 draw.