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Sheff United fuming as Oli McBurnie and teammate charged after Forest pitch invasion

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Sheffield United duo Oli McBurnie and Rhian Brewster have been charged in connection with an incident during the pitch invasion following their play-off defeat to Nottingham Forest.

The home fans stormed the pitch at The City Ground after watching their side beat the Blades on penalties in the semi-finals of the Championship play-offs last month.

Skipper Billy Sharp was assaulted as he stood pitch-side, while there were further flash points involving players.McBurnie and Brewster were spoken to afterwards and have now been charged by Nottinghamshire Police, a United club statement confirmed.

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