Tottenham Hotspur issue club statement on pitch invaders

Europa League Final

Tottenham Hotspur have issued a club statement on tonight's pitch invasions.

Tottenham Hotspur's Europa League match with Partizan Belgrade was interrupted by three separate first half pitch invasions.

The referee even had to stop the game to send the players to the changing rooms for the stewards to get the situation under control.

There were no further interruptions in the second half, and rumours have suggested it was part of an advertising stunt for a firm we will not be naming.

The club confirmed all three perpetrators had been arrested, and apologised to supporters.

Spurs could be hit by a formal charge themselves from European football's governing body UEFA for failing to control their fans, with the game taking place at White Hart Lane.

On the football front, Tottenham won the game 1-0 and qualified for the Europa League's knockout round through a goal from Benjamin Stambouli.

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