CCTV footage being reviewed after pyro item causes disabled fans to be moved after Portsmouth’s late winner at Burton Albion

CCTV footage is being reviewed after a pyrotechnic item was set off following Pompey’s late winner at Burton Albion.

Saturday, 20th April 2019, 9:27 pm
Updated Sunday, 21st April 2019, 7:56 pm

The centre-back's 92nd-minute strike ensured the Blues remain firmly in the League One automatic promotion race.

His goal caused wild celebrations among the players and the travelling members of the Fratton faithful behind the goal at the Pirelli Stadium.

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A pyro was set off among it, though, which meant disabled supporters had to be moved as they were affected by the smoke.

Now video footage to investigate the incident is being looked at.

A tweet from account from @PompeyfcCop wrote: ‘To the person that set the pyro off after the goal.

‘Fellow @officialpompey fans in the disabled area had to move away after being effected (sic) by the smoke. CCTV is being reviewed. #pompey @Police_BAFC.’

Smoke from the pyro can be seen on the Pirelli Stadium pitch while Pompey celebrate Matt Clarke's winner. Picture: Daniel Chesterton

In response, account @Police_BAFC, an official account from Staffordshire police, responded: ‘We will work with @PompeyfcCop and @burtonalbionfc representatives to identify any person involved in this matter.

‘Pyro’s are not welcome and you may face prosecution and a ban. Is it really worth it?