Match abandoned as sent-off player 'returned with machete'

FOOTBALL officials in Sheffield are investigating after an amateur match was abandoned when a player who had been sent off stormed back on to the pitch allegedly wielding a golf club and a machete.

The South Yorkshire Sunday League Cup tie between Mosborough and Royston Village in Barnsley had to be called off in the 80th minute, with Mosborough winning 3-2.

Eye witnesses said a Royston player had been dismissed for a bad tackle early in the second half.

 

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