Disabled fan ‘hit by coin' at his first United game
Manchester Evening News|December 04, 2021
A YOUNG disabled Manchester United fan was ‘hit by a coin’ thrown from the crowd while attending his first game at Old Trafford, his dad says.
DAMON WILKINSON

George Howe, 12, suffered a gash to the head after being struck by the missile while sitting in the disabled stand during the second half of Thursday night’s game against Arsenal.

His dad James Howe says the coin was thrown from the away stand above the disabled section.

George, who has epilepsy, brain scarring, and autism and suffers from seizures, was treated by medical staff at the ground before being checked out at A&E at Stepping Hill hospital in Stockport.

James, from the High Peak in Derbyshire, told the Manchester Evening News items thrown from the stand were landing in the disabled section throughout the match, which United won 3-2.

Continue reading your story on the app

Continue reading your story in the newspaper

MORE STORIES FROM MANCHESTER EVENING NEWSView All

Stabbing Victim Arrested

Wounded man held after city fracas

1 min read
Manchester Evening News
January 17, 2022

Stars' Help! With NHS Campaign

Girls Aloud pop star Nicola Roberts and singers Craig David and Tom Grennan are among the famous faces featuring in a new NHS mental health campaign reciting words from The Beatles song Help!

1 min read
Manchester Evening News
January 17, 2022

‘I was groped at work - but police weren't interested'

VICTIM SAYS SHE HASN’T HEARD ANY UPDATES IN MONTH SINCE SEX ASSAULT

2 mins read
Manchester Evening News
January 17, 2022

NewsDetectives arrest teenagers over horror stab attack

21-YEAR-OLD LEFT SERIOUSLY HURT IN KNIFING

1 min read
Manchester Evening News
January 17, 2022

IT'S SHOCKING

CANNABIS FARMERS ‘COULD HAVE KILLED’ WITH MAINS ELECTRICITY LINE TAP

1 min read
Manchester Evening News
January 17, 2022

I thought someone was taking secret pics of me

WOMAN NOW HELPING OTHERS AFTER BATTLE WITH BIPOLAR DISORDER

2 mins read
Manchester Evening News
January 17, 2022

GRANDE GESTURE

ARIANA'S SURPRISE FOR HUNDREDS OF CHILDREN IN MANCHESTER HOSPITALS

1 min read
Manchester Evening News
January 17, 2022

City Aym fully on title success

City Aym fully on title success CITY have won their last 12 Premier League games and have further extended their lead at the top of the table this weekend, but defender Aymeric Laporte has hinted they are still not getting the credit they deserve.

2 mins read
Manchester Evening News
January 17, 2022

Boss admits mistake which cost the Reds

RALF Rangnick considered switching to a back three after United went 2-0 up at Aston Villa, but feared it would have sent the ‘wrong signal’ to the players.

2 mins read
Manchester Evening News
January 17, 2022

Ash hindrance as tsunami threat recedes

THE tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption has begun to recede but a massive ash cloud covering the tiny island nation of Tonga prevented surveillance flights from assessing the extent of the damage.

1 min read
Manchester Evening News
January 17, 2022
RELATED STORIES

BRETT FAVRE: MY PAIN PILL NIGHTMARE!

NFL legend turned suicidal when he quit cold turkey

1 min read
Globe
April 19, 2021

No Turning Back

How I took my power back and transformed my life in the midst of chaos and addiction.

6 mins read
Transformation Magazine
February 2021

INSULIN: Bodybuilder Friend or Foe?

Insulin is an extremely anabolic hormone that has the ability to drastically increase muscle protein synthesis, enhancing muscle growth.

5 mins read
Muscular Development
January 2021

There Is beauty in These Dark Times

I have suffered, both personally and as an entrepreneur. I have been the target of racism and nastiness. But I have also learned to see hopefulness— because these are not just times of darkness. They’re times to make things better.

6 mins read
Entrepreneur
September 2020

Dainnese jackson

“Ladies who are passionate about being an entrepreneur means building your own dynasty is in your blood. It’s about you being the ruler of our own dynasty. You are not only your own boss, but you are like the radiance of the sun. Shine so bright in your own way and forever”.

7 mins read
The Boss Mann
July 2020

EPILEPSY TREATMENT SIDE EFFECT: NEW INSIGHTS ABOUT THE BRAIN

Though Genette Hofmann is still using her brain, last month she donated a bit of it — to science.

5 mins read
Techlife News
February 15, 2020

Hong Kong ban on ivory sales kicks in

ILLEGAL TRADE

1 min read
The Morning Standard
January 02, 2022

Hong Kong ban on ivory sales kicks in

A ban on selling most ivory products in Hong Kong came into effect on Friday, the culmination of a threeyear process to eliminate the once rampant trade.

1 min read
The New Indian Express
January 02, 2022

Beachgoers in Cumbria warned to stay clear of deadly plants

Plants that look and smell like parsnips but are highly poisonous and potentially deadly have been washed up on beaches in Cumbria after the recent stormy weather.

2 mins read
The Guardian
November 02, 2021

Son-in-law framed by NCB, seizures done at agency office: NCP's Malik

NCP LEADER Nawab Malik on Thursday alleged that his son-in-law Sameer Khan and two others had been "framed" by the NCB in connection with a narcotics case in January this year.

2 mins read
The Indian Express Delhi
October 15, 2021