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.