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Games at both Hashtag United and Waterford are marred by idiotic fans aiming fireworks at players

Fireworks on the pitch… actually! Games at both Hashtag United and Waterford are marred on Bonfire Night by idiotic fans aiming rockets at players – with one match ABANDONED after supporters refused to cease

  • Waterford’s sport towards Shamrock Rovers was suspended as a result of fireworks
  • Fans within the away stand ignited fireworks the and threw them down onto the pitch
  • Anthony Wordsworth was injured by two fireworks and acquired help
  • The sport restarted after an eight minute stoppage and Shamrock Rovers gained
  • Hashtag United’s sport was additionally deserted when a participant was hit by a firework 











Games internationally have been disrupted by fireworks on Friday night however none extra in order that of Hashtag United and Waterford.  

Footage has emerged of fans in Ireland igniting fireworks and aiming them at the players on the pitch. As a end result, Waterford’s sport was suspended. 

Meanwhile, Hashtag United needed to abandon their sport after fireworks let off in a close-by home struck one among their players on the pitch.     

Games at both Hashtag United and Waterford have been disrupted by fireworks on Friday night time

Footage (above) has emerged of fans lighting the fireworks and throwing them onto the pitch just 15 minutes in to the game

Footage (above) has emerged of fans lighting the fireworks and throwing them onto the pitch simply quarter-hour in to the sport

Waterford’s sport towards Shamrock Rovers was suspended after fireworks exploded onto the pitch at the RSC.

Referee Rob Hennessy was pressured to droop the sport after fans within the away stand ignited fireworks the and threw them down onto the pitch. 

Players and sport workers have been seen defending their heads as they ducked to take cowl in the course of the fixture on Friday night.   

Footage has emerged of fans lighting the fireworks and throwing them onto the pitch simply quarter-hour in to the sport. 

Three giant fireworks exploded over the heads of the players earlier than Hennessy known as for the sport to be suspended. 

Waterford’s Anthony Wordsworth was visibly injured by the fireworks and acquired help from his team-mates after being struck twice. 

The sport restarted after an eight minute stoppage however a PA announcement was made saying: ‘The referee has said that if there may be any extra anti-social behaviour, the sport can be deserted.’  

Shamrock Rovers went on to win the sport 3-1 regardless of Waterford taking an early lead via John Martin. 

It is believed the police eliminated a number of fans related to the fireworks from the stadium. 

Those fans are prone to face prosecution because the regulation within the Republic of Ireland states that ‘solely class F1 fireworks (akin to sparklers) are accessible on the market, possession and use to amateurs.’ 

The incident at the RSC comes simply days after Dundalk introduced that any fans caught with pyrotechnics at matches would face a lifetime ban.    

The Hashtag United reserve team were winning their game against Crookz United 2-0 when Matas Skrna (above) was struck by a firework

The Hashtag United reserve workforce have been profitable their sport towards Crookz United 2-0 when Matas Skrna (above) was struck by a firework

The rocket came flying out of a house nearby and hit Skrna on the ankle. The player fell to the ground in agony but the club have since confirmed he is ok

The rocket got here flying out of a home close by and hit Skrna on the ankle. The participant fell to the bottom in agony however the membership have since confirmed he’s okay

Meanwhile, the Hashtag United reserve workforce have been pressured deserted their sport after fans aimed fireworks onto the pitch. 

The Hashtag United reserves have been profitable their sport towards Crookz United 2-0 when Matas Skrna was struck by a firework. 

The rocket got here flying out of a home close by and hit Skrna on the ankle. The participant fell to the bottom in agony earlier than receiving assist from his team-mates. 

The membership have since confirmed on Twitter that Skrna is okay however stated the sport needed to deserted as the home the place fireworks got here from refused to cease. 

The Essex-based membership additionally confirmed that the police had been known as to intervene following the incident.  

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