Southern Combination football game abandoned amid unsavory scenes
It happened in the second half of the game at Dorking between Dorking Wanderers Reserves and Epsom and Ewell.
Much of the SCFL division is made up of teams from Sussex, but this Surrey derby has made headlines for all the wrong reasons.
The game was scrapped after the incident – which was caught on camera from the stands – which led a number of players and club officials to try to calm things down.
Epsom and Ewell released a statement saying, “Epsom and Ewell would like to apologize to the officials and today’s players at Dorking. We will not tolerate this kind of behavior at our club and are mortified by the scenes from the game of ‘today.
“The player in question has been released by the club with immediate effect. We would like to thank Dorking for his hospitality today and we apologize once againâ¦ this kind of action has no place in football or football. company.”
PC Darren Balkham, who works with football clubs in Sussex and Surrey, said: “The Surrey and Sussex Police Football Unit is aware of the incident which took place during the Dorking Wanderers Reserves game against Epsom and Ewell today. An investigation will be held into the events and the incident in question. “