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SportFan who attacked Aston Villa player on field pleads guilty

16:25  11 march  2019
16:25  11 march  2019 Source:   goal.com

Birmingham City 0 Aston Villa 1: Grealish decides derby after fan attack

Birmingham City 0 Aston Villa 1: Grealish decides derby after fan attack Punched by a pitch invader early in the Second City derby, Jack Grealish later scored the winner for Aston Villa against Birmingham City.

Jack Grealish, an Aston Villa player , was attacked by a fan during a match against Birmingham City. The fan was arrested after he ran from the stands and (CNN) A man has been arrested for allegedly punching a football player on the field of play during a match in England. The incident occurred in

Aston Villa players ran over to confront the man but they were able to keep their cool. Birmingham City players rushed over to check on their opponent and apologise for the attack . This is the second incident within a week in the United Kingdom where a fan has attacked a player on the a football field .

Fan who attacked Aston Villa player on field pleads guilty © Getty Images Aston Villa's Jack Grealish is helped to his feet after being attacked by a fan

The Birmingham City supporter who attacked Jack Grealish during Aston Villa's 1-0 win at St. Andrew's has pleaded guilty to pitch invasion and assault.

Villa captain Grealish was punched from behind by the pitch invader in the early stages of Sunday's derby.

West Midlands Police confirmed Paul Mitchell, 27, was charged after the game and he appeared at Birmingham Magistrates' Court on Monday.

Birmingham City confirmed Mitchell has been banned from the Championship club for life.

Grealish showed no ill effects from the incident and went on to score the only goal in his side's 1-0 victory before leaping over the advertising boards to celebrate with the away supporters.

The police made four arrests in total for suspected assault or violent disorder offenses.

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