GIF: Fan Throws Flare, Hits Linesman at Aston Villa vs. Tottenham

BR-UK StaffFeatured Columnist IVOctober 20, 2013

A fan at the Aston Villa-Tottenham match on Sunday threw a flare from the stands toward the field and ended up with a direct hit on linesman David Bryan. 

Spurs fans were apparently to blame, and the incident occurred during the revelry after the visitors' first goal. Here's the gif, via @feintzebra:

 

And here's the linesman, David Bryan, after he'd been hit.