Man Found Guilty of Headbutting Roy Keane at Premier League Match

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Man Found Guilty of Headbutting Roy Keane at Premier League Match

Scott Law, a 43-year-old man, has been found guilty of assaulting former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane during a Premier League football match. The incident occurred on September 3 last year after Arsenal defeated Manchester United 3-1 at the Emirates Stadium. Keane, who was working as a pundit, was left “in shock” by the confrontation.

Man Found Guilty Of Headbutting Roy Keane At Premier League Match

The Incident

Man Found Guilty Of Headbutting Roy Keane At Premier League Match

The altercation unfolded shortly after the match, with social media footage capturing the moment. Keane’s fellow Sky Sports pundit, Micah Richards, stepped in to intervene. Witnesses reported that “banter turned more aggressive,” leading to the physical clash between Law and Keane.

Man Found Guilty Of Headbutting Roy Keane At Premier League Match

Man Found Guilty Of Headbutting Roy Keane At Premier League Match

Court Proceedings

Man Found Guilty Of Headbutting Roy Keane At Premier League Match

Law pleaded not guilty to a charge of common assault, but the court ruled against him. Keane testified that Law had challenged him to “meet him outside” following the heated exchange. The jury ultimately found Law responsible for the assault.

Man Found Guilty Of Headbutting Roy Keane At Premier League Match

Reactions

Man Found Guilty Of Headbutting Roy Keane At Premier League Match

Fans and football enthusiasts have expressed their opinions on social media, with some condemning Law’s actions and others sympathising with Keane. The incident has sparked discussions about safety and fan behaviour during matches.

Man Found Guilty Of Headbutting Roy Keane At Premier League Match

As Law awaits sentencing, the football community reflects on the consequences of such confrontations within the sport.

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