Leeds fan ‘slashed in neck’ outside Carrow Road after Norwich play-off semi-final | Football | Sport

A Leeds United supporter is said to have been ‘slashed in the neck’ following their Championship play-off semi-final first leg with Norwich City on Sunday afternoon. The man is said to have been attacked outside Carrow Road after the match as he attempted to ask a group of Norwich fans about their alleged tragedy chanting.

A Leeds United fan is claimed to have been attacked on Sunday afternoon following his side’s 0-0 draw with the Canaries in the first leg of the Championship play-offs. Supports clashed outside of Carrow Road following the stalemate, with police being forced to intervene.

In a post shared on X, Leeds fan @DorsettHottub posted that his dad had been attacked after the full-time whistle sounded, he wrote: “We came out of Carrow Road after the game to Chants of Turks with knives and Galatasaray.. whilst asking the lads why it was said, my dad was slashed in the neck with a blade and hit by a full can. If anyone knows anything please speak up.”

It is understood that two arrests were made following the incident. Norwich City have confirmed to Express Sport that they are now working with Norfolk Police to understand what happened and are investigating the matter.

Express Sport have contacted Norfolk Constabulary for comment.

Two Leeds supporters were murdered in Turkey in 2002 when the Elland Road outfit took on Galatasaray, and the incident has fuelled several tragedy chanting incidents since the horrific evening.

The terrible evening in Istanbul has haunted Leeds for decades, with Christopher Loftus and Kevin Speight both tragically losing their lives after being stabbed by a local during clashes the night before their side played in the semi-finals of the 2000 UEFA Cup.

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