Soccer-Police arrest man after Blades skipper Sharp attacked


FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield United v Nottingham Forest - Bramall Lane, Sheffield, Britain - March 4, 2022 Sheffield United's Billy Sharp celebrates after scoring their first goal Action Images/Molly Darlington

(Reuters) - Nottinghamshire Police on Wednesday arrested a 31-year-old man on suspicion of assault after Sheffield United's Billy Sharp was attacked on the pitch at the end of the second leg of their Championship playoff semi-final at Nottingham Forest.

Forest supporters ran onto the pitch when the hosts sealed a 3-2 win on penalties, after the tie was locked 3-3 on aggregate. Television cameras showed an individual approach Blades striker Sharp on the sidelines and attack him.

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