Crystal Palace supporters Holmesdale Fanatics anti Sky Sports protest disrupts transfer deadline day show

Fans, reportedly Holmesdale Fanatics, mounted a protest against Sky Sports

Fans, reportedly Holmesdale Fanatics, mounted a protest against Sky Sports

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Protesters near Crystal Palace’s training ground armed with fireworks and shouting expletives about Sky Sports forced a reporter off the air last night.

Watch the video by YouTube user holmesdalefanatics05

The journalist, Kaveh Solhekol, had been doing transfer day reports from the Beckenham site but when it got dark a group of angry men, reportedly from the supporters group Holmesdale Fanatics, turned up

Wimbledon Guardian:

Wimbledon Guardian:

With an explicit anti-Sky Sports chant and carrying a long banner which read Sky Sports – Killing Our game Since 1992 – they managed to stop the television company from broadcasting outside the ground.

Wimbledon Guardian:

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1:47pm Wed 3 Sep 14

reasonable75 says...

Are we going back to the 70s?
Are we going back to the 70s? reasonable75
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