Sheffield news Nottingham Forest charged following Sheffield United play-off pitch invasion PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - The Premier League club has been charged with a breach of FA rule E20 after the ugly scenes that marred their play-off win in March
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Nottingham Forest have been hit with an FA charge following the ugly scenes that followed their play-off semi-final penalty shoot-out victory over Sheffield United. Spectators ran on to the pitch following the conclusion of the match and Sheffield United captain Billy Sharp was attacked by a fan, who was jailed within 48 hours. Several United players were unhappy after being confronted by fans and striker Oli McBurnie this week appeared in court. READ MORE: Sheffield United's special plan to celebrate Brian Deane goal and their role in historic season The FA have today released a statement confirming Forest has been hit with a charge.
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. "It is alleged that Nottingham Forest FC failed to ensure that its spectators and all persons purporting to be its supporters or followers, conducted themselves in an orderly fashion and refrained from using threatening and/or violent behaviour whilst encroaching onto the pitch area following the completion of the fixture." United won the match on the night 2-1 but lost on penalties, with Forest securing a place in the final at Wembley, where they beat Huddersfield Town to secure a place in the Premier League. After the game, Blades boss Paul Heckingbottom described the attack on Sharp as 'shocking' and has contacted the game's governing bodies in the wake of the invasion calling for better protection to players in their place of work. READ NEXT Morgan Gibbs-White's key role in helping Paul Heckingbottom shape Sheffield United's recruitment Pep Guardiola gave Man City ace James McAtee clear instruction before he joined Sheffield United James McAtee on what he noticed on day one at Sheffield United and Man City idol David Silva Paul Heckingbottom reveals Sheffield United transfer stance and team news latest for Millwall Visit Yorkshire Live for all the latest Sheffield United news, features and opinion
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