Spurs fan arrested after banana skin thrown onto pitch

A football fan has been arrested after a banana skin was thrown onto the pitch at the Emirates Stadium as Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrated scoring a penalty in front of Tottenham fans.

The Gunners won a memorable match 4-2 on Sunday and London’s Metropolitan Police afterwards confirmed that seven arrests had been made.

Britain’s Press Association said it understands that one of those arrests came after a banana skin was hurled from the away end as Aubameyang celebrated scoring in front of the Tottenham fans.

“Behaviour such as this is completely unacceptable and the supporter in question will be issued with a ban,”

a Tottenham spokesman said.

There were also six arrests for public order offences – at least two of which are believed to be Arsenal supporters who lit smoke canisters during the match.

Former Arsenal and England forward Ian Wright, speaking as a pundit on BBC television, said: “I’ve played against Spurs and I’ve taken a lot of abuse from Spurs but never ever has it been racial.

( Read More ) [via @SuperSportTV]

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