Crowd trouble mars Kolkata derby Under-18 I-League

The ugly skirmish between Mohun Bagan and East Bengal supporters once again put city’s football to shame when a crowd trouble took the centre stage in an U-18 Youth League clash here today.
As soon as the match ended in a 1-1 draw, two flag-waving East Bengal supporters invaded the Mohun Bagan pitch that led to an uproar in the home camp as stones and verbal abuses were hurled in plenty with about 500-odd supporters in attendance.
Being an age group match, the security was not adequate as the mounted police and the Kolkata police struggled to control the incident.
“The onus lies with the home team (Mohun Bagan) to get proper security measure in place. It’s their home match and they are responsible for the security arrangement,” match commissioner Bikash Mukherjee told reporters.
Describing this as a poor display of the sport, Mohun Bagan’s I-League-winning coach Sanjoy Sen, who was at the ground, tol