Manager Henrik Larsson’s son attacked by fans as Helsingborg are relegated



Play-off defeat confirms relegation and prompts livid response from Helsingborg followers.

The son of Helsingborg coach, Henrik Larsson, was attacked on the pitch by followers after the membership’s relegation was confirmed on Sunday.

Jordan Larsson was confronted by a gaggle of Helsingborg supporters on the finish of the 2-1 defeat to Halmstad and had his shirt eliminated.

The 19-year-old ahead had scored to place his aspect forward with eight minutes left towards Halmstad, however two late targets from Marcus Mathisen condemned Helsingborg to relegation from the Allsvenskan after a Three-2 combination play-off defeat.

Followers got here on to the pitch and tried to confront Celtic, Barcelona and Manchester United striker Larsson, who has been in cost at his residence city membership – with whom he had two spells as a participant – since 2015.

A press release from director Mats-Ola Schulze on the membership’s web site learn: “The occasions that occurred after in the present day’s sport have been unacceptable. Helsingborgs IF strongly reject this as a result of it’s opposite to our values . We’ll return with an announcement about this when we’ve got created a complete image.”

Supervisor Larsson advised the Swedish press: “I perceive their frustration. That’s why I went over there too. It was not the neatest factor for me to do.

“I didn’t see that they have been attacking Jordan, but when I had I might have gone in there.

“I stay and work right here on the town. I’ll look over my shoulder a little bit extra and ensure to not stroll alone on the town.

“In the event that they (hooligans) come, they arrive. We’ve got many canine at residence.”



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