July 2 – The Danish Cup final was suspended for 15 minutes when fans refused to comply with the social distancing rules inside the stadium.
Denmark is one of the few countries where matches are not played entirely behind closed doors but police said a group of ultras refused to obey the rules when Aalborg met Sonderjyske with each club given 725 tickets each at the neutral Esbjerg Stadium so long as they sat 1m apart.
The permitted small number of fans was part of Denmark loosening coronavirus rules at matches.
But just before the 30-minute mark, a group of Aalborg – also known as AaB – fans grouped together and refused to move despite pleas from the club’s coaches and other fans.
More than 40 were subsequently kicked out of the ground and sent back to Aalborg with a police escort but not before Aalborg assistant boss Rasmus Wurtz urged fans to go back to their designated seats.
Sonderjyske went on to win 2-0, the first major trophy in their history.
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