Left Menu
Development News Edition

Soccer-Blackpool fan protests on roof of Arsenal team bus


Arsenal's team bus was briefly delayed on the way to Blackpool's stadium for Saturday's FA Cup third round tie after a home fan climbed onto its roof in protest at the home club's owners.

The fan was photographed sitting on top of the coach at Arsenal's team hotel shortly before the London side were to depart for the 1730 GMT kickoff at Bloomfield Road.

Supporters of third-tier Blackpool have regularly protested against club owner Owen Oyston and many are boycotting home games with gates averaging only 4,129 at their 17,000-seater ground which hosted Premier League football in 2010-11.

The protest did not last long, accordimg to the BBC, and the Arsenal team arrived in good time for kickoff. (Reporting by Martyn Herman; Editing by Ken Ferris)

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Download The Devdiscourse News App for Latest News.


TRENDING

OPINION/BLOG/INTERVIEW

Future of Food: Technology fostering the road to global food security

Technological innovation can help address most of the pressing issues facing the world today including food security by enhancing productivity, improving financial services, managing resources, addressing environmental concerns, etc....

Conspiracy theories on COVID 19: Legislators, Scientists, and Journalists all joined the Caravan

Conspiracy theories are not new for virus epidemics. There have been conspiracy theories on HIV-AIDS, Polio Vaccines, Ebola Virus, and several other diseases as well. However, what makes the 2019 Novel Coronavirus different from others is ...

Now it’s a war, Uganda deploys army to combat locust swarms

Its for the first time after 1986, the locust swarms have attacked Uganda twice in a season. With the increasing number of countries of Africa under attack by locust swarms, the problem seems to have taken a regional paradigm. Its very diff...

Top 10 Fake News, Myths and Realities on 2019 Novel Coronavirus COVID 19

With nearly 1500 deaths by January 14 and around 65,000 infections in China, the Novel Coronavirus 2019 has become one of the worst health epidemics of the 21st Century. However, 8,573 people have been cured but the rumor mongers are a...

Videos

Latest News

Osaka city to close kindergartens, elementary, junior high schools -Kyodo

Japans Osaka city has decided to close all public kindergartens, elementary and junior high schools from Feb. 29 to March 13 in a bid to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, Kyodo reported on Thursday.An Osaka city official said the m...

TVS Motor Co partners Motomundo for sales, service in Honduras

Chennai-based TVS Motor Company on Thursday said it has partnered with Motomundo SA, a business group in Honduras for sales and service of its products in the Central American nation. As a part of this association, Motomundo SA will facilit...

Sports News Roundup: Five-time major winner Sharapova retires; Djokovic marches into Dubai quarter-finals and more

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.Boxing Jordans Al Shammary dreams of boxing her way to Olympic gloryJordanian boxer Reem Al Shammary is driven by her desire to forge a path to the Olympics and sees punching her way past...

SL boat, crew in custody after they enter Indian waters

A Sri Lankan vessel and its five crew members were handed over to the Tamil Nadu Coastal Police by the Indian Navy after they were picked up from inside the Indian territorial waters near Dhanushkodi, on Thursday. As per the information rec...

Give Feedback