On 17 December 2022, during an Australian A-League first division match opposing Melbourne City to fellow city rivals Melbourne Victory, hundreds of Melbourne Victory supporters accessed the field, starting a pitch invasion, during which several individuals, including a footballer and a referee, were injured. The Australian Football Association, Football Australia, will also open an investigation into these incidents.
Local media outlets have reported that in the 22nd minute, while Melbourne City was leading 1-0, around 200 Melbourne Victory supporters suddenly invaded the field. As a result, Melbourne City goalkeeper Tom Glover and referee Alex King were injured with cuts to their heads from the impact...
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