Man arrested following shocking Billy Sharp assault during playoff pitch invasion

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This is wrong on so many levels the Sheffield United Captain Billy Sharp was attacked last night in their play-off match against Nottingham Forest.

Billy Sharp was seen being assaulted by a fan during the post-match pitch invasion, with the supporter charging into Sharp and knocking him over with a headbutt.

According to BBC Sport, an arrest has now been made, so it’s encouraging to see that action looks set to be taken against this unacceptable behaviour.

Nottingham Forest are through to the playoff final after winning last night’s penalty shoot-out, but there is no excuse for any fans to attack opposition players like this.

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