30 beers and hurt! Mass brawl erupts between England fans outside Essex bar

30 beers and hurt! Mass brawl erupts between England fans outside Essex bar moments after Three Lions’ 6-2 victory over Iran in Qatar World Cup

  • The big brawl exploded outside French Martini in Billericay on Monday
  • Owners said the fight was not football related and feud between patrons
  • It happened just after England had beaten Iran 6-2 in first World Cup game 

A big fight happened on a street outside a bar in Essex after England’s first World Cup game.

The rowdy ruckus exploded outside French Martini in Billericay on Monday.

It erupted just after 3pm and footage showed a number of people fighting on the pavement.

The video also displayed punches being thrown and objects being tossed.

French Martini is a restaurant cafe lounge bar which serves food and bottomless brunch on Saturdays.

It had been showing the England vs Iran 6-2 match on Monday inside the venue.

The big brawl exploded outside French Martini in Billericay on Monday between England fans

The big brawl exploded outside French Martini in Billericay on Monday between England fans

The fist fight did not cause any injuries and had finished when police turned up at the scene

The fist fight did not cause any injuries and had finished when police turned up at the scene

It happened just after the England vs Iran match in the Qatar World Cup on Monday this week

It happened just after the England vs Iran match in the Qatar World Cup on Monday this week

A spokesperson told the Southend Echo: ‘We a hugely disappointed with the incident.

‘It was not football related, it was an on-going feud between punters, nothing to do with football.

‘It was an on-going feud between two people in the place and if we had known that was the situation, we would have got one of them to have removed themselves.

‘But we were not aware. No one wants to see an incident like this, but it wasn’t anything to do with the football.

Th fight kicked off post 3pm and footage showed a number of people fighting on the pavement

Th fight kicked off post 3pm and footage showed a number of people fighting on the pavement

There were many men seen throwing punches around and pushing others in the fracas

There were many men seen throwing punches around and pushing others in the fracas

One reveller could be seen using his finger to point at another man whop was fighting outside

One reveller could be seen using his finger to point at another man whop was fighting outside

‘It escalated extremely quickly, and just ruined the day. We are gutted.

‘The atmosphere before that was insane, we had spent a lot of money setting up for the England game, with projectors put in. We wanted to make it an event for everyone, and the minority ruined that.

‘We couldn’t have done anything more to have stop it, it just got out of hand extremely quickly.

‘However, we will still be showing the rest of England’s World Cup games, and everyone is welcome to come and enjoy it.’

Essex Live said Essex Police confirmed officers were called to the venue following reports of a disturbance at 3.15pm.

But by the time officers arrived the group had vanished with nobody injured.

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