BOSTON United have confirmed youth team coach Steve Welsh and his assistant Mickey Nuttell were subject to abuse at last night’s cup game at Mickleover.
As a result, Welsh headed into the crowd to confront the youths who were spotted shouting abuse and throwing objects at the pair.
The home team’s first team manger Dick Pratley, who was watching the game also intervened and the small group left the ground.
A report concerning the incident has this morning appeared online on the Guardian’s website.
It reads: “Five local hoodlums were personally booted out of the ground by the Mickleover first team manager Dick Pratley, if only to save them from the Boston youth team coach who had vaulted five rows of seats to, shall we say, ‘have words’ with the little cretins after his assistant had been struck by a thrown object.”
The Boston United Youth team won the FA Youth Cup tie 5-0.
The club has stated it will not be taking any action over the incident.