Birmingham and Aston Villa have each been fined £5,000 by the Football Association following their derby clash in the Sky Bet Championship earlier this month.
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Dean Smith claims his players now have a spring in their step after Aston Villa returned to the top six for the first time in six months following a 3-0 home win over Middlesbrough.
Jack Grealish was again the central figure in Aston Villa’s comfortable 3-0 home victory over Middlesbrough to lift Dean Smith’s side back into the Championship’s play-off places.
Burnley defender Phil Bardsley has disclosed the abuse he suffers away from the football pitch following the shocking attack on Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish last weekend.
Arsenal and Birmingham have both been charged by the Football Association in connection with incidents which saw spectators run onto the pitch.
Birmingham and Aston Villa have been charged with failing to ensure that their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion during an early incident in Sunday’s Sky Bet Championship match.
England manager Gareth Southgate has professed his disappointment at the recent crowd trouble at high-profile matches but is hopeful the punishments doled out will deter potential pitch invaders in the future.
Colchester have vowed to take severe action against two fans who invaded the pitch during Tuesday night’s home defeat to Forest Green.
Declan Rice has received his first England call-up just weeks after making the agonising decision to represent the country of his birth rather than the Republic of Ireland.
Frank Lampard, who once narrowly avoided being punched by a pitch invader, has revealed his concern at the spate of similar incidents over the weekend.
Pitch invasions by lone fans at Arsenal, Birmingham and Hibernian over the weekend have provoked widespread criticism, with some politicians and pundits wondering if they represent a return to British football’s hooligan era.
Professional Footballers’ Association chief executive Gordon Taylor has called the attack on Jack Grealish “disgraceful” and “cowardly” and believes the authorities must work with the government to help stamp out such incidents.
The safety of players is at the top of the agenda after Jack Grealish was attacked on the pitch and Chris Smalling was confronted, with the Professional Footballers’ Association calling for a full inquiry after a dark day for the sport.
Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish was punched by a pitch invader during his side’s derby clash at Birmingham on Sunday, while Manchester United’s Chris Smalling appeared to be pushed by an Arsenal fan.
Two fans were arrested for separate pitch invasions on Sunday, as Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish was punched while Manchester United’s Chris Smalling appeared to be pushed.
Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has labelled the fan who attacked Jack Grealish a “mindless moron” while Birmingham manager Garry Monk called for the strongest punishment.
Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish celebrated the ‘best day of his life’ after he recovered from being punched by a pitch invader to score the derby winner at Birmingham.
Footballers past and present have tweeted messages of support to Jack Grealish after the Aston Villa midfielder was attacked by a pitch invader against Birmingham.
Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish was attacked by a spectator in disgraceful scenes at St Andrew’s – before scoring the winner to beat Birmingham.
The spectator who ran on to the pitch and punched Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish during Sunday’s derby clash at Birmingham is set to be banned from St Andrew’s for life.