Football fans have come together to pay off the fine for a fellow supporter who admitted running onto the pitch and taking a free during a Premier League match between West Ham and Tottenham.
Jordan Dunn, 22, forced West Ham goalkeeper Adrian into making a save after acting on an impulse when he invaded the pitch at Upton Park on August 16th.
He he apologised yesterday for a "moment of madness" as he pleaded guilty to a charge under Section 4 of the Football Offences Act 1991.
He was ordered by the judge to pay a total of £305 but spared a ban from attending future matches.
Today an online appeal titled "Jordan Dunn FineRaiser" reached that amount after attracting 37 donations.
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The Football Association has paid tribute to West Ham United striker Dylan Tombides has died following a three-year battle with testicular cancer. FA Chairman Greg Dyke said:
On behalf of The FA, I would like to send my deepest condolences to the family and friends of Dylan Tombides.
My thoughts are with them at this very sad time, and also with those that knew Dylan at West Ham United and Football Federation Australia.
He was also close to many of our own England development team players and I know he will be much missed.
West Ham has issued a statement following the death of young striker Dylan Tombides, who died after a three-year battle with testicular cancer.
The 20-year-old Australian, who made his Hammers first-team debut two years ago, passed away on Friday with his family at his bedside.
West Ham said in a statement: "Dylan's amazing resilience and positivity saw him through months of surgery and chemotherapy, while his outstanding talent saw him make his first-team debut in a League Cup tie with Wigan Athletic at the Boleyn Ground in September 2012.
"Dylan was respected by everyone who knew him for his intelligent views on the game and his larger than life character. He was a loving son, amazing brother and well-respected member of the West Ham squad. He will be hugely missed by everyone who had the honour of knowing him.
"His passing will be marked by a minute's applause ahead of Saturday's Barclays Premier League fixture with Crystal Palace at the Boleyn Ground. The Hammers' players will also wear black armbands in his memory."
Crystal Palace football club will hold a minute's silence after the death West Ham player Dylan Tombides, who died today of testicular cancer.
Following the passing of @whufc_official striker Dylan Tombides, age 20, there will be a minutes applause ahead of game at Upton Park.
West Ham player George Moncur has offered a tattoo tribute to his team mate Dylan Tombides, who died today of testicular cancer.
Moncur, who is currently on loan at Scottish team Partick Thistle, described 20-year-old Tombides as his "best mate".
Hollywood star Samuel L Jackson has offered his condolences to the family of West Ham footballer Dylan Tombides, who has died from testicular cancer.
The actor posted a picture of him meeting Mr Tombides at a cancer awareness event in November last year.
Gone too soon Dylan Tombides . It was a pleasure to have met you. My thoughts are with your family. http://t.co/Wly8TeVHYR
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