Life ban for Sheffield FC fan who tipped bin over opposition player
Never to see the world’s oldest club again
A Sheffield FC supporter has been banned from the club for life after tipping a rubbish bin over an opposing player.
The incident happened at an FA Cup replay with Woodley Sports last week. There had been verbal exchanges between players and some of the crowd, which led the referee to send Woodley substitute Tom Blackler to the dressing room.
Blacker left the dugout as directed. As he walked down the touchline, a Sheffield supporter picked up a rubbish bin and tipped the contents over the player’s head.
The supporter later apologised for the incident but has still been handed a life-ban by the club who said it was “totally unacceptable”.