Invasion Field at Villa Park: From Ban Captain and the Lost Shoes, Up Threats FA Punishment
Birmingham – Villa Park rumble when Scott Sinclair scored Aston Villa’s second goal against West Bromwich Albion. The emotions of the audience was not unbearable. Pitch invasion was inevitable.
Villa won 2-0 in the FA Cup quarter-finals held Sunday (8/3) pm dawn the. Thus the semi-final ticket was held by the team that made Tim Sherwood.
Right after Sinclair breaking goalkeeper Boaz Myhill guarded, the Villa supporters ran into the field. Many are jumping around celebrating the goal, many are trying to embrace the player to congratulate.
Thereafter, the match continued. However, as the referee blew the long whistle, emotions Villa supporters unbearable. They burst and the field was filled by the fans.
The emotional outbursts seemed reasonable when considering a trip Villa this season. In the league, they struggled to have to fight to avoid relegation. Currently, Villa sits in 17th position –Just one strip of degradasi– zone by three points over Queens Park Rangers in the 18th position.
Be the success of qualifying for the semi-finals of the FA Cup as their own entertainment. Proponents busy to embrace the players, to the extent that there is some weight too happy to bite the player.
“It was scary. I dicolong Ban captain, someone stole my left shoe,” said Villa midfielder Fabian Delph, as reported by the BBC.
“But, I can understand the relief of the supporters after winning such an outcome.”
“Indeed, it is dangerous. Moreover, someone tried to take my shoes. Some tried to kiss me and some are biting me,” said Delph.
Meanwhile, Sherwood felt that the actions of his supporters was reasonable. He actually did not vote as something harmful.
“I do not feel it’s scary. It may, for West Brom players, yes,” said Sherwood.
“Emotions here swelled after we get two wins in a row. This is an important weekend for the team.”
Villa previously also won the victory over West Brom in the league on Tuesday (3/3) last. When it is, the Villans won 2-1 thanks to a penalty Christian Benteke in second half injury time.
But, not all positive about this pitch invasion-positive. For West Brom manager Tony Pulis, invaded the pitch action is embarrassing. For him, the action was endangering the supporting West Brom because there is no security guards to protect them.
“It’s a shame. We do not want to see such incidents. They beat us and then it happened, really an idiot. If you are from the Villa team, please check the security officer. When they came to support our supporters, no guard at all,” said Pullis.
Telegraph said, there is the possibility of the FA will investigate this incident and sanctions against Villa.