An FA Cup qualifying match between Mossley AFC and Lower Breck on Tuesday evening was abandoned in the 90th minute' following a 'brawl'.
729 sides enter the FA Cup each year, and 348 enter in the extra preliminary round, with a further 136 clubs entering at the preliminary round stage.
Lower Breck and Mossley faced off in the preliminary round stage to a 2-2 draw on Saturday.
However, their replay on Tuesday evening was marred with ugly scenes towards the end of the clash.
The match was abandoned after a brawl broke out that reportedly involved both players and fans.
"The game was competitive but finely balanced until Mossley scored their second goal, and then it slowly descended into chaos," said an anonymous eyewitness told the Manchester Evening News.
"It was a total disgrace, I have never seen anything like it in my 50 years of going to football matches.
"This went on for about 10 to 15 minutes before the referee abandoned the game.
"I am just glad nobody got seriously hurt because of their bad behaviour."
AFC Mossley were 2-0 up when the brawl erupted.
The Manchester-based side tweeted: "The match has been abandoned in the 90th minute with the score 2-0 to Mossley."
Another in attendance tweeted: "A strangely unsatisfying night at @MossleyAFC, Mossley playing well against Lower Breck.
"But after Mossley went 2-0 up in the 90th minute, a fight broke out between Lower Breck players and the young Mossley supporters behind the goal. And the match was abandoned."
Don't miss a thing with our football updates!
Want to be on the ball with all of the latest football news?
Well then sign up for the brilliant Daily Star football email newsletter!
From the latest transfer news to the agenda-setting stories, get it all in your email inbox – don't miss a thing.
How do you sign up?
It only takes a matter of seconds.
Simply type your email address into the box at the top of this article and hit 'subscribe'.
And that's it, job done. You'll receive an email with all of the top news stories every single morning.
You can find out more information on our email newsletter on this link here.
Matthew Hayton, director of Mossley AFC, said: "We won’t be making any comment as that may prejudice any enquiry and subsequent action that may need to be taken by the relevant bodies."
While Lower Breck are yet to comment on the events.
Get your hands on your club's special edition 2021/22 annual. Find out more here.
Source: Read Full Article