LIMBS! Jubilant Southampton fan is spotted celebrating with a prosthetic leg during the Saints' 3-1 play-off semi-final win against West Brom

Southampton have advanced to the Championship play-off final at WembleySaints dispatched a poor West Brom side in the second-leg play-off semi-final When you’re in the stadium you HAVE to support your own players - Listen to the It's All Kicking Off! podcast

One Southampton took their devotion to new heights on Friday night when they incorporated a prosthetic leg into their celebrations, as the Saints secured a spot in the Championship play-off final.

Russell Martin's side dominated the second leg clash against West Brom at St Mary's, winning 3-1 on the night and aggregate thanks to a Will Smallbone strike and brace from Adam Armstrong.

They will take on Leeds at Wembley next weekend as both sides aim for an immediate return to the Premier League following relegation last season.

The home crowd were in high spirits as the goals began to fly in on the south coast, with one supporter passionately rejoicing in the most unique of ways as the tie turned in his team's favour.

Sky cameras captured the fan enthusiastically waving and twirling the prosthetic after Smallbone's 49th-minute opener. Southampton later posted a short clip of the man on social media with the caption 'limbs'.

One Southampton fan used a prosthetic leg to celebrate the Saints opener against West Brom on Friday night

One Southampton fan used a prosthetic leg to celebrate the Saints opener against West Brom on Friday night

The St Mary's crowd went in pandemonium when Will Smallbone broke the deadlock shortly after the half-time
The fan could be seen waving around the prosthetic to the delight and surprise of other supporters

The St Mary's crowd went in pandemonium when Will Smallbone broke the deadlock shortly after the half-time

LIMBS. 🦵 pic.twitter.com/2biNtjvXze

— Southampton FC (@SouthamptonFC) May 17, 2024

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Unfortunately, the joyous scenes soon made way for chaos as supporters from both clubs appeared to throw missiles at each other at the game's conclusion.

After the full time whistle, hundreds of home fans invaded the pitch to celebrate their side reaching the final, and appeared to goad away supporters before scenes turned ugly.

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Southampton's Championship play-off win over West Brom descends into CHAOS as police are forced to separate supporters after a pitch invasion that sees missiles thrown

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Footage from social media seemed to show a missile being thrown into a crowd on the pitch from what looked to be the away end, with a supporter throwing another into the stands.

It is unclear whether it was the same missile thrown in response.

Other footage showed stewards and police holding back Southampton fans from getting to the away end, with chants of 'Albion' heart in videos shared online.

In photos, fans from the away end could be seen trying to get onto the pitch.

It was a delayed pitch invasion, with Southampton's squad initially congratulating each other after managers Russell Martin and Carlos Corberan shook hands.

Smallbone was all smiles as he made his way from the substitutes' bench to the pitch, before the first set of fans entered the field.

More began to make their ways onto the field of play, with supporters holding flags in the air and a flare also seen on the pitch.

Southampton reached the Championship play-off final at the first time of asking after dispatching West Brom 3-1

Southampton reached the Championship play-off final at the first time of asking after dispatching West Brom 3-1

Southampton and West Brom fans clashed at full time of the sides' Championship play-off tie

Southampton and West Brom fans clashed at full time of the sides' Championship play-off tie

A full-scale pitch invasion got underway at  full-time as Southampton's victory was confirmed

A full-scale pitch invasion got underway at  full-time as Southampton's victory was confirmed

The home supporters appeared to goad the away end full of fans who will again have to watch their team in Championship action next season.

Both Southampton and West Brom have been contacted for comment.

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