On The Pitch

June 13, 2015

When Fans Invade The Pitch: A Player’s View.

An interesting article that looks at pitch intrusions from the point of view of a player and his family.

When Fans Invade The Pitch: A Player’s View.


By Matt Bloomfield Wycombe Wanderers midfielder.

I have an admission to make.

When Ipswich beat Bolton to reach the First Division play-off final in 2000 there was a pitch invasion.

And I was one of those supporters on the pitch that night.

I was at the game with my brother who was only nine at the time.

He wanted to know what it was like to be out there on the Portman Road pitch. So I took him.

I was in the Ipswich Under-16 squad at the time and was due to start full-time that summer, after my GCSE exams.

When I went into training on the Thursday evening I was asked whether I had been on the pitch 48 hours previously.

Me? Of course I hadn’t!

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