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Jim White Reckons the Everton Fan Who Lunged at Lyon Goalkeeper Should “Do Jail Time”

Jim White Reckons the Everton Fan Who Lunged at Lyon Goalkeeper Should “Do Jail Time”

Everton‘s Europa League match with Lyon descended into utter chaos last night, with one fan appearing to lunge toward the Ligue 1 side’s goalkeeper.

And Sky Sports News presenter Jim White is absolutely furious over the scenes that unfolded at Goodison Park, as the Toffees lost 2-1.

Everton defender Ashley Williams seemed to spark the melee near Lyon’s goal, which saw an Everton fan – carrying a small child – appear to push Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes.

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UEFA have stepped in and charged Everton with “aggression by supporters against players”, meanwhile the club has announced they have banned the supporter in an official statement.

However, White has called for further sanctions against the disgraced fan, Tweeting that he believes a life-time ban and a spell behind bars would be an adequate response by officials:

 

 

Should clubs take a more strict approach when dealing with trouble-making supporters… or is jail time a step too far?

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