West Brom-Wolves FA Cup clash suspended after crowd trouble

There was fan trouble at the Hawthorns (Credits: Anna Gowthorpe/Shutterstock)

The FA Cup fourth round clash between West Brom and Wolves was suspended after crowd trouble.

Both sets of players left the field and returned to their respective dressing rooms after 82 minutes played at Hawthorns.

It came just moments after Matheus Cunha doubled Wolves’ lead, with Gary O’Neil’s side leading 2-0 with eight minutes to go.

ITV commentators said fights broke out in two separate sections of the stadium, with police struggling to contain one incident in the Birmingham Road End.

The BBC say missiles were thrown from the away end and into the away end following the second goal.

The Birmingham Home End saw one major incident (Credits: Anna Gowthorpe/Shutterstock)

Police looked to restore order (Picture: Getty)

A fan on the pitch (Picture: Getty)

Police clash with one fan (Credits: REUTERS)

West Brom defender Kyle Bartley was seen hugging his daughter after retrieving her from the stands after the incident.

A note on the big screen at the Hawthorns pleaded with fans to return to their seats so that the game could be resumed.

The two local rivals haven’t played one another in front of fans for over 12 years.

Some 20 minutes after the initial disturbance, both sets of players returned to the field to renew their warm-ups with a view to restarting the game.

It was decided that the game would resume after 78 minutes, which is when Cunha scored Wolves’ second goal.

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