Now football is once again in the dock today, after an attack on a player and a pitch invasion marred an ill-tempered clash both on and off the field as Sheffield Wednesday played Leeds United.
21-year-old Aaron Cawley was jailed for four months for that assault. Already though that sentence has been condemned as too lenient. Here's Martin Fisher.
Tina Gelder has spoken to the MP for Bassetlaw - and Leeds United supporter, John Mann, who was at that game. She began by asking him if he thought Cawley's 4 month sentence is long enough.