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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Pitch Invasion

Last year
# Pitch Invasion
FA investigating video showing apparent stamp by Oli McBurnie on Forest fan
The incident occurred when fans invaded the pitch at the City Ground.
All time
# FA
Birmingham and Arsenal charged over pitch invasions
Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish was punched by a Birmingham fan during Sunday’s ‘second city’ derby.
# Pitch Invasion
Pussy Riot charged over World Cup final pitch invasion
One made it to the centre circle.
# sky blues
Angry Coventry City fan invades pitch to confront players mid-game
The irate supporter was persuaded to leave the field by Dubliner Michael Doyle.
# Wrap
Southampton stunned, pitch invasion mars Burnley win
Meanwhile, Newcastle were the third top tier side to be eliminated from the second round.
# unsavoury scenes
Chesterfield captain accuses rival fans of 'punching and kicking' him during pitch invasion
The club have confirmed Ian Evatt has given a statement to police.
# Speaking out
Mayo invading fan: 'It wouldn’t have happened if the game had been played in Croke Park'
And Mick Barrett plans to appeal the one-year ban.
# suspended
Mayo pitch invading GAA fan hit with ban after All-Ireland semi-final incident
The invasion took place in August at the Gaelic Grounds.
# Pitch Invasion
Cheers turn to tears as Reading fans realise they have NOT clinched a playoff spot
The Championship side thought they had a chance of reaching the Premier League but Brighton ruined to feel-good vibes.
# wisdom of crowds
Pitch invasions 'not justifiable in modern society' -- O'Neill
The GAA President insists that the GAA is not being a ‘spoil-sport’ on the foot of three personal injury claims.
# unexpected visitor
Take a parachute: Match stopped by pitch invader with a difference
Did this guy think it was his landing strip?
# statement
Munster Council admit 'inadequate stewarding' was a cause of pitch invasion before minor final
Last night’s game between Limerick and Waterford was disrupted by supporters crossing the pitch beforehand.
# celebrations
Here's what a pitch invasion looks like...Limerick style
There was no call for Plan B in the Gaelic Grounds yesterday.
# Carried Away
A Limerick hurler suffered a freak eye injury in celebrations after beating Tipp
Stephen Walsh got more than he had bargained for after last month’s Munster semi-final.
# interruption
Get that dog off the pitch...
Yesterday’s game between Kildare and Wexford saw the latest in a long line of GAA pitch invaders.
# Wet wet wet
Poland's soaked stadium fans in legal hot water
One pitch invader managed a sliding belly-flop in the water at the Warsaw venue, as fans in the packed 58,000-capacity arena roared him on.
# WTF?
Off the record: sports stories you might have missed this weekend
Simba, Suarez and Leo Cullen sex puns – it’s all in this week’s round-up.
# Pitch Invasion
'Put Robbie in full forward' - Croker pitch prepared for Take That concert
The hallowed turf of Jones’s Rd was peeled up in anticipation of the boy band’s arrival in Dublin.