May 23, 2022 || 10:00 am

Robin Olsen: Gary Neville and, Roy Keane react to, pitch invasions after Aston, Villa goalkeeper ‘assaulted’ at Man City..!

Man City say Aston Villa goalkeeper, Robin Olsen was assaulted as he made his, way off the pitch; Gary Neville: “Why is, it happening? I’ve got no idea. It’s absolutely, ridiculous”; Roy Keane: “Idiots, scumbags. It’s a disgrace.”

Gary Neville and Roy Keane were, outraged after Aston Villa goalkeeper, Robin Olsen was assaulted as he made his way off the pitch at the Etihad
Gary Neville and Roy Keane were outraged, after Aston Villa goalkeeper Robin, Olsen was ‘assaulted’ as he made his way off the pitch following , Manchester City’s title win at the Etihad.

Thousands of fans ran onto the pitch, at full-time as Pep Guardiola’s side were, crowned Premier League champions in dramatic circumstances, but there were, some unsavoury scenes with City saying, later saying Olsen was assaulted as he made, his way off the field.

It is the latest such incident, to occur after recent high-profile Premier, League and EFL matches.

A Nottingham Forest supporter was, jailed for 24 weeks after headbutting, Sheffield United’s Billy Sharp, while Crystal Palace manager Patrick, Vieira was involved in an altercation after, Everton fans invaded the pitch on Thursday.

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Speaking after the match at the, Etihad, Sky Sports pundit Neville said: “What is, it happening? The last 30 years we’ve brought, the fences down in English football and 99 times out of 100, the fans have, respected the fact that you don’t run on the, pitch because they enjoy the family environment.

“We’ve obviously got far more children, coming to the games, far more women, coming to the games, and all of a sudden in these last few weeks and, months, we’ve got these idiots not just, running on the pitch but attacking players. What, the hell are you doing?

“Running on the pitch is obviously delirious, because City have won, the league, so I get that, but attacking opposition players, on the pitch – where has this come from? Why is it happening? I’ve got, no idea. It’s absolutely ridiculous.”

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