23 August, 1974 Jonathan Brind INDEX
An attractive young woman screamed for more than a minute while her boyfriend fought to free her from a guard railing.

Hundreds of United supporters forced their way to the entrance of Leyton Underground Station. The weight of their bodies crushed the girl against the bending "safety" barrier.

On the other side of the road a mounted policeman tried to prevent another build-up.

"Keep moving," he shouted, "if you don't I'll make you bloody well move."

It was one of the flash points on the day Manchester United
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Waltham Forest Guardian August 23, 1974. INDEX
Jonathan Brind