Radio commentators ‘attacked’ by West Ham fans live on air after Michail Antonio’s goal against Eintracht Frankfurt

TWO German radio commentators are alleged to have been attacked by West Ham followers throughout Thursday evening’s Europa League conflict towards Eintracht Frankfurt.

Tim Brockmeier and Philipp Hofmeister are mentioned to have been focused by Hammers supporters after Michail Antonio equalised in the 2-1 defeat.

ReutersWest Ham followers are alleged to have attacked two German radio commentators after Michail Antonio scored towards Eintracht Frankfurt[/caption]

AFPFrankfurt beat the Hammers 2-1 on the London Stadium on Thursday within the Europa League semi-final first leg[/caption]

In response to Bild, violent scenes occurred within the semi-final first leg on the London Stadium within the twenty first minute after supporters jumped Brockmeier and Hofmeister from behind.

Talking reside on air, the information outlet quotes Hofmeister as saying: “We’re being attacked right here. They threw the headset down on my colleague Tim.

“I have to sort myself out a bit. We have to see that we can get some security personnel here.”

West Ham have promised to take motion after launching an investigation into the assault on the Hessischer Rundfunk workers.

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A membership spokesperson mentioned: “The membership is conscious of the incident and might be working to establish the offender.

“Consistent with our zero-tolerance strategy, anybody recognized could have their particulars handed to the police. 

“They are going to be given an indefinite ban and be unable to enter London Stadium and journey with the membership.

“There is no place for this kind of behaviour.”

Each Brockmeier and Hofmeister needed to be moved at half-time to a different place, with the latter describing his worry on commentary.

He remarked: “You consistently have the sensation that one thing may come from behind, a punch of one thing.

“My dreams of English football have been shattered.”

Hofmeister later took to Twitter the place he acknowledged that he and Brockmeier are recovering.

His submit learn: “We are doing okay. Best wishes to all West Ham supporters who love football and respect their opponents.”

TWO German radio commentators are alleged to have been attacked by West Ham followers throughout Thursday evening’s Europa League conflict towards Eintracht Frankfurt. Tim Brockmeier and Philipp Hofmeister are mentioned to have been focused by Hammers supporters after Michail Antonio equalised within the 2-1 defeat. In response to Bild, violent scenes occurred within the semi-final firstPremier League – newest information, switch rumours, outcomes and fixtures |The Solar