Leeds announce lifetime ban for fan who contronted Newcastle supervisor Eddie Howe
Leeds United have handed out a lifetime ban to the fan who contronted Newcastle United supervisor Eddie Howe following the groups’ 2-2 at Elland Street on Saturday.
After the ultimate whistle, the supporter by some means evaded safety and reached the touchline, the place he contronted a startled Howe.
“Leeds United can verify that following an incident at our Premier League match in opposition to Newcastle United right this moment, an arrest has been made and a lifetime ban has additionally been issued,” the Whites stated in a press release afterward Saturday.
After the match, Howe advised BT Sport: “That was an actual shock. I used to be concentrating on the sport. It was the very last thing you suppose might occur.”
And he added: “I can not repeat what he stated, nevertheless it makes you suppose ‘what if?’
“It was private to me. I can not bear in mind if he pushed me or not; it was such an odd factor to occur. Moments like that make you suppose. We must be conscious of safety.
“No one ought to need to really feel their private security is violated when making an attempt to entertain the nation. I did not have time to be fearful, it was over in a flash. But it surely made me take into consideration issues after.”
Newcastle keep third after a sport through which they had been behind and likewise forward by two Callum Wilson penalties, which got here between targets from Luke Ayling and Rasmus Kristensen.
Leeds missed a penalty of their very own at 1-0 and had Junior Firpo despatched off in added time. It was their first level for the reason that appointment of Sam Allardyce and they’re in 18th place with two video games left to play.