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Man charged over Kirkland assault

Man charged over Kirkland assault (©GettyImages)
Man charged over Kirkland assault (©GettyImages).

Police investigating an attack on a goalkeeper by a fan who ran onto the pitch during a televised match have charged a 21-year-old man with assault.

Aaron Cawley, from Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, has been charged with assault and entering the field of play by South Yorkshire Police following Sheffield Wednesday's home match against Leeds on Friday night.

Cawley is due to appear at Sheffield Magistrates' Court on Monday morning.

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