Nottingham Forest took a big step towards return to the Premier League 23 years ago yesterday (Wednesday) after beating Sheffield United 2-3 in a penalty shootout and reaching the Champions League play-off final, but the main issue today in England and the club in particular is the fact that at the end of the competition, Ohad The team that came down to the pitch hit an opposing player.
After Sheffield's third penalty, which decided the match, Nottingham fans burst onto the pitch and during the festivities, one of Nottingham's fans slammed Sheffield player Billy Sharp.
The incident caused a major shock in the kingdom and this morning a 31-year-old suspect was arrested on suspicion.
Sheffield United coach Paul Hickangbottom said of the incident: "Everyone is constantly talking about incidents of violence on the pitches, objects being thrown, the concern for the health of the players. We have seen this happen. It is completely unacceptable. We are the ones meeting and it is a sad event for so many reasons."
A man has been arrested after Billy Sharp was assaulted following their defeat by Nottingham Forest.
- BBC Sport (@BBCSport) May 18, 2022
Nottingham Forest have issued an official statement condemning the incident: "We are appalled to hear that former team player Billy Sharp was attacked at the end of tonight's game. To Billy and Sheffield United. "
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