Derby condemn fans for bringing ‘shame on our club’ after Forest defeat

• Home supporter attacked defender Kelvin Wilson on pitch
• Fans also vandalised Nottingham Forest car
• ‘We apologise for those who mistakenly call themselves fans’

Club president Sam Rush has condemned the actions of some Derby County supporters following the defeat to rivals Nottingham Forest, saying the post-match events have “brought shame on our club”.

Saturday’s game at the iPro Stadium, which ended in dramatic fashion with Derby-born midfielder Ben Osborne scoring in injury-time to snatch a 2-1 victory for Forest, was marred by an incident immediately after the final whistle when a fan got on to the pitch and tried to throw a punch at Reds defender Kelvin Wilson, before confronting a handful of other visiting players.

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