Ajax v Groningen abandoned after toilet roll fires

Ollie Irish

14th, April 2008

Ajax’s must-win Eredivisie match at Groningen had to be abandoned after home fans set fire to toilet rolls. The blazing bog paper started small fires in one stand and on the pitch. Firefighters were required to extinguish the fires and the stadium had to be evacuated. Referee Erik Braamhaar called the game off on safety grounds after the pitch became engulfed in smoke. No club wants a hooligan following, but a hooligan following which trashes your own stadium is the worst sort to have!

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