SHOCKING: Sheffield United striker Oli McBurnie cited by police after incidents
It's usually fans that make the mistake of giving in and coming to blows over football reasons, but we've might have yet another incident that show players can't commit that mistake too
It's nothing new that football can make people flare up in anger. However, it's usually fans that make the mistake of giving in and coming to blows for football reasons. This time time, yet, we've might have yet another incident that show players can't commit that mistake too
In this case it's a video of Sheffield United striker Oli McBurnie stamping on a fan. The footage comes from Tuesday's Championship play-off semi-final, where Sheffield United were beaten on penalties by Nottingham Forest fans in their second leg at the City Ground.
When Forest goalkeeper Brice Samba denied Sheffield United's Morgan Gibbs-White shot to win the series, many home supporters invaded the pitch to celebrate, and mayhem ensued.
There is now footage on social media where it seems to be that McBurnie is jumping and stamping on a Forest fan. With this evidence it is that Nottingham police has asked the Sheffield United player to approach to clarify the incident. McBurnie has since taken to Twitter, denying any stomping and claiming he was trying to step over the fan.
While McBurnie isn't a stranger to controversy, it must be said that this was far from the sole incident at the match, as this comes after Forest fan Robert Biggs has been given a 10-year ban from football after being caught headbutting Sheffield United player Billy Sharp.
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