Premier League

Chelsea steward injured, hospitalized

Manchester United
The steward, seen in the bottom left, was injured during Sunday's match and hospitalized.
Share This Story

   
 

LONDON (AP)

Chelsea says a steward has been hospitalized after he appeared to be hit by an object thrown by the crowd following Javier Hernandez's winner for Manchester United in the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea spokesman Steve Atkins says the male steward appears to have twisted a knee after falling to the ground Sunday in front of a section of Chelsea fans.

Atkins says ''we are investigating all the incidents around that time. We are looking at reports of objects that may have been thrown or incidents around the steward taking a fall.''

Hernandez scored in the 75th minute to give United a 3-2 win and end Chelsea's unbeaten start in the league.

Member Comments

Please note by clicking on "Post comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be Polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator.

powered by

More than Sports on MSN