Fan charged with assaulting Arsenal's Ramsdale


Police charged a 35-year-old man with assault on Tuesday after Arsenal goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale was attacked on the finish of his facet’s 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in a fiery North London derby on the weekend.

The Metropolitan Police mentioned in an announcement that Joseph Watts had been charged with “assault by beating, going onto an area adjacent to playing area and throwing a missile onto a football playing area.”

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The Londoner is because of seem at Highbury Magistrates’ Courtroom on Feb. 17.

The police mentioned Tottenham had assisted them of their enquiries.

Contemporary video, proven on Sky Sports activities tv, emerged on Tuesday displaying a person climbing again via the gang after kicking Ramsdale — who was named man of the match — within the again from a pitchside promoting board.

He then eliminated the headscarf overlaying his face, which may very well be seen clearly, earlier than leaving the stadium.

Tottenham mentioned on Sunday they have been appalled by the supporter’s behaviour.

“The club has reviewed its CCTV footage to identify the supporter and will be working with the Met Police, Arsenal and Aaron Ramsdale to take the strongest possible action, including an immediate ban from Tottenham Hotspur Stadium,” they mentioned.

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