• Hooligan pitch invader assaults goalkeeper for catching penalty at top-flight football match in Sweden

    Hooligan pitch invader assaults goalkeeper for catching penalty at top-flight football match in Sweden

    A match in Sweden’s top-flight Allsvenskan league was abandoned on Monday when a masked pitch invader assaulted Ostersund goalkeeper Aly Keita.

    As one of Keita’s team-mates was preparing to take a throw-in up the pitch at the team’s match at Jonkoping Sodra, a spectator left the stands and began running toward towards the keeper.

    Keita’s back was turned, and he appeared to only realise what was happening as his attacker was nearly upon him.

    The goalkeeper said he was grabbed by the neck […]