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Leicester fan, 19, admits PUNCHING Nottingham Forest players at FA Cup game after ‘cocktail of drink’


A TEEN boy admitted PUNCHING three Nottingham Forest players at their historic FA Cup win against Leicester.

Foxes fan Cameron Toner, 19, lashed out at Brennan Johnson, who scored against Leicester during the 4-1 drubbing on February 6.


Cameron Toner punches Nottingham Forest’s Keinan Davis[/caption]


The shocking scenes occurred during Forest’s 4-1 FA Cup win over Leicester[/caption]

The teen also assaulted Notts Forest forward Kenan Davis and star full-back Djed Spence during the drama.

Toner appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court today where he admitted three counts of common assault and going onto a playing area at a football match.

The Leicester fan was said to have downed a “cocktail of drink” before the match.

Toner stormed the pitch during the first half of the match at City Ground on February 6 as Nottingham Forest celebrated a goal.

He was arrested after the chaotic scenes were caught on live TV while the game was being played.

The teen was released on conditional bail, including a condition not to attend any football stadium on the date of any live football match.

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers condemned his behaviour after the match.

He said: “It’s behaviour you never want to see. Whatever goes on on the field it has to be a safe environment for players.”

And Foxes legend Gary Lineker criticised the pitch invader’s actions, tweeting: “An embarrassment and a disgrace.”

Around 4,000 Leicester fans flocked to rival Nottingham Forest’s ground for the game – the teams’ first meeting in eight years.

Assistant Chief Constable Steve Cooper, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “We continue to work closely with both football clubs who are supporting our investigation following this incident.

“Violence at football matches will not be tolerated. In this case Leicester City has said the individual involved will be subject to a life-time ban from all Leicester City fixtures at home and away.

“I hope the actions taken serve as a warning to anyone else that violent behaviour at football matches is taken extremely seriously and could land them with hefty consequences.”

He was charged with assaulting three Nottingham Forest players
The person was bundled to the ground by security
Toner was bundled to the ground by security
Brennan Johnson doubled the hosts' lead less than one minute later
Brennan Johnson was allegedly assaulted after doubling the hosts’ lead in the first half
It proved to be a dismal afternoon for Leicester boss Rodgers
Brendan Rodgers later condemned the drama
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