Crystal Palace: Police and FA open investigation after Vieira kicked Everton fan

Joined by an Everton supporter on Thursday after Crystal Palace’s defeat (2-3), Patrick Vieira was responsible for a bad gesture. British police and the English Association have launched an investigation.

Vieira Kick is causing a lot of conversation in England

Patrick Viira had a difficult end to the evening on Thursday. While his team Crystal Palace led 2-0 at half-time in a late game of Premier League match day 33, the French coach eventually lost 3-2 on Everton’s pitch. Enough to arouse great joy among the Toffees fans, who invaded the field to celebrate the team status achieved thanks to this result. But the situation has dgnr…

Vieira meets an Everton fan

In pictures from Sky Sports, which quickly made the rounds on social networks and British media, we see Vieira crossing the field amid opposing fans to return to the dressing room. Then a person approached the technician to reprimand and insult him, adding an obscene gesture to his inappropriate reaction. Seeing this fan’s excessive behavior, the 1998 World Champion’s blood ran out and he kicked him so hard that he fell. The argument didn’t go any further, but the case couldn’t stop there.

Local police announced on Friday the opening of an investigation into the incident. Merseyside Police are investigating an altercation that took place on site at Goodison Park after the Everton v Crystal Palace game on Thursday 19 May she said in a press release, stating that she had not received any no formal complaints . We are working with Everton FC to collect all available CCTV footage and we are speaking to witnesses. According to the British press, the English Football Association (FA) has also decided to investigate the incident.

Viera defends

However, the former Nice coach can count on the support of Dion Dublin. You can understand the joy of Everton fans, but you have no right to be. You can’t shove managers and players, touch them and yell in their faces. We have to stop letting fans onto the pitch, it’s too dangerous , said the former Leicester and Manchester United player at the Sky Sports microphone. This incident is likely to change things in a Premier League keen to keep violence outside their stadiums.

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