Match abandoned after linesman hit by firecracker

The Swedish championship match between Syrianska and AIK Stockholm was abandoned after 20 minutes on Monday when linesman Daniel Warnmark was struck by a firecracker.

"He had to go to hospital and for that reason we abandoned the match," referee Martin Stroemberg told reporters as he explained the linesman's hearing had been damaged.

"He has a lot of pain in his ear, a lot of noise. He's still very shaken."

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lukie1222523d ago

It's horrible that people would do this!?