A fan has been jailed after running on to a pitch and headbutting a footballer at the end of Nottingham Forest’s play-off match with Sheffield United.

Sheffield United’s captain, Billy Sharp, was attacked after his side lost to Forest on penalties.

Sharp was knocked to the ground and required four stitches to his lip.

Forest season ticket holder Robert Biggs pleaded guilty to assault occasioning actual bodily harm and was jailed for 24 weeks.

At Nottingham Magistrates’ Court today, Biggs, from Church View, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, was ordered to pay 500 pounds compensation to Sharp, 85 pounds in costs and a 128 Pounds victim surcharge.

Credit: BBC

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