For anyone who ever wanted to tackle a referee

One of the funnier moments of Saturday's action came in the Wigan-Fulham match, when Steve Sidwell accidentally took out referee Lee Probert with a clumsy challenge originally intended for Wigan's Ben Watson. Probert was okay, but not before rolling around in pain and eventually, and jokingly, issuing a red card.

Here's the tackle, which plenty a player has surely dreamed of delivering:

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3 Responses to For anyone who ever wanted to tackle a referee

  1. Brit says:

    Ha, love the title of the post Ives.

  2. George says:

    The U 19 boys match I just refereed….I guarantee every one of them wanted to tackle me.

  3. eddie says:

    Crazy, but funny!