Atherstone cup tie marred by violence

October 12, 2013
By PA Sport


Violent scenes marred Atherstone Town's FA Cup third qualifying round home match against Barrow on Saturday as supporters of the midlands club clashed with visiting fans and an opposition substitute.



With Atherstone trailing 4-0 at half-time, a group of home fans ran onto the pitch and aggressively entered a section of the Sheepy Road ground containing Barrow fans, leading to fighting.



Initially it was a small group of Atherstone supporters ...

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