Melbourne City v Melbourne Victory: Watch the moment Tom Glover launched flare back into the stands

REVEALED: The moment that the Melbourne derby descended into chaos! City goalkeeper Tom Glover launches a flare back into the stands towards angry supporters after they threw it onto the pitch in protest at A-League’s $10MILLION NSW deal

Melbourne Victory fans stormed the pitch moments after Melbourne City goalkeeper Thomas Glover threw a flare into the crowd, new footage has revealed.

The Melbourne Derby descended into chaos on Saturday night as fans – who were already furious with the A-League’s decision to move the grand final to Sydney – invaded the pitch at AAMI Park on the 21st minute.

Glover, 24, was left bloodied after being struck in the face with a bin and the match was abandoned over fears for player safety.

Now, footage has shown how the pent-up supporters’ violent reaction after Glover threw a flare back into the stands during the 20th minute protest against the NSW deal.

City confirmed that Glover has likely suffered a concussion and was receiving treatment in the dressing room. 

More to follow.