First XI

Missile crisis

April 11, 2013
By Robin Hackett
After a match in Sweden was abandoned when Mjallby players were pelted with beer bottles and fruit, we pick out a selection of missiles thrown from the stands.

Bomb threat (1965)

Brentford goalkeeper Chic Brodie had to contend with remarkable misfortune. He was struck on the knee by a stone from the crowd at Carlisle in 1964; he injured his back when he clung onto a crossbar only for it to collapse against Lincoln in 1970; and his professional career was brought to an early ...

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