22 Dec 2011

Goalkeeper sent off for kicking pitch invader

6:19 pm on 22 December 2011

A Dutch Cup football tie between Ajax Amsterdam and AZ Alkmaar has been abandoned after Alkmaar's goalkeeper Estaban was sent off for kicking a fan who had run on to the pitch to attack him.

After he was dismissed the Alkmaar coach ordered his team to leave the pitch and the match was called off with Ajax leading 1-0.

A 19 year old spectator was arrested.