Posted by sean on February 19, 2005 at 10:47 pm in Football with No Comments

Watching some of the Everton – Man United game this evening I was totally shocked at the behaviour of groups of Everton fans.

A heated atmosphere was to be expected, after all Wayne Rooney was returning to his old ground. Booing and jeering in the game nowadays is acceptable to a degree. However the actions of certain Everton fans this evening were disgusting and bared similarities to those of thugs from the 70’s and certain foreign clubs.

Rooney had a number of missiles thrown at him, luckily he wasn’t hit. Goal keeper Roy Carroll was not so lucky and was hit by a mobile phone. This is so dangerous, he could have been killed or left brain damaged! Carroll was also threatened by a group of fans who refused to give his ball back to him.

This kind of behaviour is not pleasant and should not be tolerated. I hate Man United with a passion but only in the football sense, I wouldn’t wish harm upon their players or fans. It is unfair they were subjected to that kind of abuse.

I really like Everton but really hope the Football Association come down hard on them and give them a hard and deserved punishment as the behaviour really is not on.

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