Attack on football captain Billy Sharp is a worrisome act

Attack on football captain Billy Sharp is a worrisome act

Sheffield United captain Billy Sharp has allegedly been attacked by a fan after a celebratory pitch invasion. Read below!

Alleged attack on Sheffield United captain Billy Sharp.
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A man has been arrested on suspicion of assault after Sheffield United captain Billy Sharp was attacked.

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The alleged attack happened when Nottingham Forest fans spilled onto the pitch at the end of the Championship play-off semi-final win on Tuesday night. 

Forest fans were celebrating being on the cusp of ending a 23-year absence from the Premier League. 

The celebration was quickly overshadowed by an unprovoked attack on the Blades striker Sharp.  

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Sharp watched on from the touchline as the Forest supporters celebrated their 3-2 penalty shootout victory before appearing to be blind-sided by a charging supporter.

Here is what Billy Sharp had to say about the attack:


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