Middlesbrough fan arrested for misconduct during match

The incident took place during Boro’s 3-0 win at Loftus Road on Saturday.

A Middlesbrough supporter could be spending a day in court after allegedly urinating into the opposition 'keeper's water bottle.   -  Getty Images

A Middlesbrough supporter could be spending a day in court after allegedly urinating into the Queens Park Rangers goalkeeper Alex Smithies’ water bottle. The incident took place during Boro’s 3-0 win at Loftus Road on Saturday.

The Metropolitan Police said a man was charged with throwing an item on to the pitch and will face court.

 

The force’s football unit tweeted: “After an investigation, MPSFootballUnit can confirm that the male arrested at the QPRFC v Boro game yesterday has been charged with throwing an item on to the pitch.

“The male has been bailed and will appear at court next month.”

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