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Drone disrupts play by flying over stadium during League One football match

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The referee officiating Doncaster Rovers and Wimbledon at the weekend was forced to stop play after a drone was spotted over the Keepmoat Stadium. The delay came at the start of the second half on Saturday and meant play was stopped for around ten minutes. On where the drone came from, Doncaster Rovers’ boss Grant McCann told the Yorkshire Post: “I have no idea, the referee said the rules are they could not kick off while there is a drone flying over the stadium. But it moved quite quickly.” He added: “To be fair, it is something I have used
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Man reported to Scottish authorities after flying drone over football match

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Police in Scotland have received reports of a man who flew his drone over a football game this weekend. Officials at the match between Abroath and Montrose said they considered stopping the match. According to a report by the BBC, the drone pilot was traced to a nearby location and was subsequently reported to the procurator fiscal. David McIntosh, chief inspector for Angus Police working on the case, told the BBC: "Flying drones without the appropriate training, experience or license can be hazardous, no more so than over a crowded area such as a football match or concert.” He added:
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