The Sheffield United captain was battered by a Nottingham Forest supporter following stitches after the English Championship play-off semi-final second leg last night.
Sheffield United captain Billy Sharpe was assaultedby a Nottingham Forest supporter after the English Championship play-off semi-final second leg on Tuesday night (May 17, 2022). The ‘The Jungle’ army defeated the ‘Double Blade’ on penalties to advance to the finals of the English Premier League
against Huddersfield Town on May 29, 2022 at Wemb Stadium. ley
‘The Wild’ Nottingham Forest opened the City Ground to receive the visit of Sheffield United by the first match, Forest won 2-1 before opening the first half to the minute. 19 Forest took Brennan Johnson’s 1-0 lead before the first half ended with this score. Returning to play in the second half in the 47th minute Sheffield United leveled to 1-1 from Morgan Gibbs White, then in the 75th minute Sheffield United overtaken John Fleck’s 2-1 lead.
After 90 minutes , Sheffield United defeated Nottingham Forest 2-1 on aggregate and tied 3-3 with 30 extra time. minutes and in extra time the two teams still can’t do anything. Must decide the winner with a penalty shootout, it appears that Nottingham Forest fired more accurately than Sheffield United 3-2 through to the finals to meet. Huddersfield Town at Wembley Stadium On Sunday, May 29, 2022 to win tickets for promotion to the Premier League as the last team
After the Forest victory Many of the local fans rushed into the field. As Sharp stood in the technical area to watch the rivals’ victory celebrations. Television cameras caught a Forest supporter running towards Sharp and banging his head in the striker’s face. causing him to fall to the ground and bleed As a result, he had to sew the wound separately. Speaking of the incident, Paul Heckingbottom Sheffield United manager says supporters who physically attacked Sharp deserve jail time
“You want me to say something about that… I watched every episode of Monday Night Football, Super Sunday when I was in Scotland. every time i go there There are many people talking to each other. see things Was thrown into the field, saw the fans break into the field see things that affect the health and safety of players who are in danger and nothing has ever been done with it.”
“There must be something to do about that. We have seen what happened. You know what happened. There should undoubtedly be a prison sentence there. You came to your office. Busy with your affairs And how can you be physically abused like that?” “This is really bad. It’s all wrong as i said It’s been too many times You hear people condemn it. But nothing was done about it. we are the victims It upsets us for so many reasons. I don’t want to talk much about it. and he will be able to deal with it.”
Michael Dawson former Nottingham defender Forrest said. That’s a great shame. It’s a person We cannot condemn that. That’s a shame. Too many people ran onto the pitch yes. We talked about Nottingham. The Forest was enjoying it and having a special night. But Billy Sharp was standing there. didn’t do anything wrong And one idiot girlfriend ran down and did that. It ruined everything for tonight. What Nottingham Forest did and that fan. I just hope Billy Sharp is okay.