Championship, cup victory, relegation - after that all dams often break with cheering fans. The place is stormed. In England, it's becoming a bad habit to give the opposing team a go at it. Goalkeeper Villa goalkeeper Robin Olsen suffered in the away game at Manchester City.
After winning the Premier League by beating Aston Villa 3-2, football champions Manchester City have apologized to the opposing team for the behavior of their fans. When the pitch stormed after the final whistle, supporters of Citizens Villa goalkeeper Robin Olsen are said to have physically attacked.
"Manchester City would like to sincerely apologize to Robin Olsen," the official statement said. "The club have launched an immediate investigation and will issue an indefinite stadium ban on the person responsible once identified."
Aston Villa initially did not comment on the incident. Coached by Liverpool icon Steve Gerrard, the team led 2-0 at Man City before City turned the game around to secure their fourth league title in five years.
As in Germany, space storms are increasingly worrying those responsible on the island. A fan of second division Nottingham Forest was sentenced to 24 weeks in prison on Thursday. He had headbutted Sheffield United captain Billy Sharp after the semi-final second leg of the Premier League play-offs. There were similar scenes in both semi-final duels in the fight for the last free place in the 3rd division.
In Everton's game against Crystal Palace, on the other hand, one fan suffered. Former French football world champion Patrick Vieira attacked a fan during a chaotic attack on the pitch in Liverpool . In addition to the English association FA, the police also announced an investigation into the incident. However, there was no display against the coach, it said.
Before his kick, Vieira had been filmed and harassed by the suspected Everton supporter on his cell phone. The fan returned the favor with a shove for Vieira's attack before the coach was pushed aside by other spectators.