Scott Laird Punched: Fan Punches Stevenage Player After FA Cup Victory (VIDEO)

After Stevenage’s 3-1 upset victory over Newcastle in the FA Cup on Saturday, a Stevenage player was sucker punched by a fan while celebrating on the field. Scott Laird was approaching midfield after his fourth-tier team clinched a fourth ro…

After Stevenage’s 3-1 upset victory over Newcastle in the FA Cup on Saturday, a Stevenage player was sucker punched by a fan while celebrating on the field.

Scott Laird was approaching midfield after his fourth-tier team clinched a fourth round spot in the FA Cup. A fan walked right up to Laird and appeared to deliver a right hook to his face, sending the defender to the ground.

Manager Graham Westley told the Associated Press that Laird told him, “It’s lucky I’ve got a big head to take it.”

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