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Nottingham Forest fan banned from football and jailed after Sharp assault

Nottingham Forest fan Robert Biggs has today been banned from every football match for 10 years after headbutting Sheffield United captain Billy Sharp in a violent pitch invasion.

Season ticket-holder Biggs, 30, today pleaded guilty to assault occasioning actual bodily harm over the ambush which left the striker needing stitches, says The Sun.

Biggs ran at full speed at Sharp just seconds after Forest won 3-2 on penalties at the Championship play-off semi-final on Tuesday.

He sent the 36-year-old crashing backwards to the ground at the City Ground with a vicious headbutt - leaving him needing stitches.

Nottingham Magistrates' Court today heard the footie fan had got "carried away in the moment" along with thousands of other fans in the stadium.

And he was jailed for 24 weeks and given a 10-year football banning order over the invasion.


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