De Graafschap-MVV temporarily shut down due to fireworks on field

De Graafschap-MVV temporarily shut down due to fireworks on field

The match in the Jupiler League between De Graafschap and MVV on Friday evening, after a little more than twenty minutes temporarily interrupted by the arbitration.

Supporters of the visiting club from Limburg threw fireworks on the field. Subsequently, arbitrator Martin van den Kerkhof the duel to stop.

By a goal by Dean Koolhof leads MVV 1-0 in Doetinchem. The match was after ten minutes of downtime resumes.

MVV occupied with seven points from three matches, the second place in the Jupiler League. The team can profit on The County took the lead to take over from Ajax. The Doetinchemmers with five points to eighth.


Not only on The Vijverberg there were problems, but also in Leeuwarden. The match between SC Cambuur and Young FC Utrecht went for over a half hour later than the scheduled start.

A part of the artificial turf in the drijfnatte Leeuwarden showed lumps. Abundant rainwater made especially around the center circle for an unplayable field.

With the pricking of holes in the field were stewards in it to allow water to drain off. This made the contest a little after 20.30 hours still start in the province of Friesland.

View the program, the state and the results in the Jupiler League

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