Jan 24, 2013 at 7.45pm UK at ​The Cherry Red Records Stadium
AFC Wimbledon
2-2
Port Vale
Midson (8', 42' pen.)
Ajala (20')
FT(HT: 2-1)
Jones (44'), Pope (58')
Chilvers (42'), Loft (71')

AFC Wimbledon fan arrested over banana incident

AFC striker Jack Midson celebrates scoring against Port Vale on January 24, 2013
© PA Photos
A 74-year-old AFC Wimbledon supporter is arrested after a banana is thrown at the referee during the team's 2-2 draw with Port Vale.

A pensioner has been arrested after a banana was thrown at the referee during AFC Wimbledon's 2-2 draw with Port Vale.

Police took a 74-year-old home supporter into custody after viewing televised footage of the incident, which occurred 26 minutes into the League Two clash.

The man has since been released on bail as his actions are not believed to have been racially motivated.

"We saw the banana thrown onto the pitch and then reviewed television coverage," football intelligence officer Sam Cunningham told This Is Staffordshire.

"It appears a supporter was angered by a decision by the referee and aimed a banana at him. It was not aimed anywhere near any player."

League leaders Port Vale came from two goals down to earn a point, strikes from Daniel Jones and Tom Pope cancelling out Jack Midson's brace.

AFC striker Jack Midson celebrates scoring against Port Vale on January 24, 2013
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