WATCH: Southampton fan ejected from Fratton Park after fighting erupts

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Violence briefly erupted at Fratton Park last night after a Southampton fan sat among Pompey supporters.

Stewards moved quickly to quell the disturbance in the main Fratton End of the ground.

Picture via Twitter

Picture via Twitter

The incident happened on the hour mark of Pompey’s 1-1 draw against Morecambe.

Fans sitting near the top of the Fratton End said fighting started when a man took off his coat to reveal he was wearing a red and white shirt - the colours of Pompey’s traditional rivals.

Some said that he had waved a Southampton FC banner.

As the man was attacked - with some fans who witnessed the incident saying that he was punched and stamped on - stewards raced to the top of the Fratton End to restore order.

The man was restrained and swiftly ejected from the ground while a red and white scarf he had been wearing was thrown around the Fratton End.

A short video clip of the incident widely circulated on social media showed the man wearing a red and white polo shirt.