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Kirkland attacked by fan

October 19, 2012
By ESPN staff
Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Chris Kirkland has been assaulted by a supporter during his side's 1-1 draw with Yorkshire rivals Leeds.

Kirkland, 31, a former England international, had just conceded a 77th minute equaliser to Michael Tonge during the Friday night game when a man ran onto the pitch from the Leppings Lane End of the ground and struck him in the face.

With Kirkland grounded the man returned to the stand among other away fans, while a number of other visiting supporters ...

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