Perhaps Wolverhampton fans should take lessons from Brentford fans on how to properly invade the pitch, because on Friday they almost cost their club the match for spending too much time on the field.
The Wolves defeated Rotherham in a wild 6-4 victory, but it wasn’t without frequent interruption.
The invasions started small…
Hundreds of fans from the South Bank storm onto the pitch to celebrate. But they’re getting off pretty quickly.— Tim Nash (@TimNash_star)April 18, 2014
Jacobs shot hits the sidenetting and there’s another mini pitch invasion. The rest of the South Bank let them know what they think of them.— Tim Nash (@TimNash_star)April 18, 2014
…but slowly got more and more out of hand, and eventually resulted in two huge invasions in the final minutes of the match:
Luckily for the club and that obnoxious group of fans, the referee was incredibly patient, because the madness could have cost them the match.
Now comes a PA announcement that the ref will abandon the game if the fans invade the pitch again.— Tim Nash (@TimNash_star)April 18, 2014
Wolves have said they expect a fine, and condemned the fans, but let’s be honest: they’re just as excited as everyone who ran onto the pitch on Friday. After all, they’re going back to the Championship!
(H/T SB Nation)