Footage has emerged of Sheffield United player Oli McBurnie appearing to stamp on a fan who invaded the pitch during Sheffield United’s clash with Nottingham Forest.
Sheffield United travelled to Nottingham Forest in the Championship playoff second-leg, and following Forest’s penalty shootout victory, fans invaded the pitch<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Sheffield United's Oli McBurnie has been accused of "stamping" on a Nottingham Forest fan during the Championship play-off semi-final on Tuesday night. <a href=”https://t.co/Mre01KOpBH”>pic.twitter.com/Mre01KOpBH</a></p>— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) <a href=”https://twitter.com/SkySportsNews/status/1526995782276194306?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>May 18, 2022</a></blockquote> <script async src=”https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js” charset=”utf-8″></script>
Scottish striker McBurnie appeared to stamp on a fan who was laying on the ground, as seen in the tweet below.
Warning: video contains violent scenes.
— Dat White Kidd?????. (@brokenkingmusic) May 18, 2022
Sheffield United’s Oli McBurnie has been accused of “stamping” on a Nottingham Forest fan during the Championship play-off semi-final on Tuesday night. pic.twitter.com/Mre01KOpBH
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) May 18, 2022
The fan laying on the floor doesn’t appear to be the man who headbutted Billy Sharp, but either way, there is no excuse as a professional footballer to be attacking people.