English soccer field invasions see players punched, pushed

English soccer field invasions see players punched, pushed

LONDON (AP) — In an alleged moment of malice, a pitch invader punches a player. In an apparent attempt to join goal celebrations, a fan pushes an opposition player.

Concerns about security at English soccer games grew Sunday after incidents at Birmingham City and Arsenal saw two supporters arrested for leaping out of their seats and attacking players.

The first incident happened in the opening minutes of the match known as the “Second City Derby” in Birmingham.

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