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Arsenal charged by FA for an intruder at Man Utd game

Arsenal has been charged by the Football Association (FA) over the pitch invasion that occurred during Sunday’s Premier League game against Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium.

“Arsenal FC has been charged with breaches of FA Rule E20 (a) and (b),”; Arsenal has been charged by the Football Association (FA) over the pitch invasion that occurred during Sunday’s Premier League game against Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium’’. the FA said in a statement.

The incident occurred in the 69th minute of Arsenal’s 2-0 victory, when a supporter ran on to the field to celebrate Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s goal and shoved United defender Chris Smalling.

He then approached Arsenal’s players with his arms aloft before he was escorted off the pitch. The man was later arrested.

 “It is alleged the club failed to ensure that its spectator(s) conducted themselves in an orderly style  and refrained from encroaching onto the pitch during the Premier League fixture against Manchester United on Sunday.”

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Pitch invasions in England and Scotland over the weekend have raised fears for player safety, with those in the game warning of potential tragedy unless firm action is taken to tackle the problem.

Arsenal has until March 22 to respond to the charge.

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