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21st Mar 2015

Boob: Referee sends off wrong player (again)

McAuley should be flattered by that mistake...

Just when you hoped we wouldn’t have to spend all weekend talking about referees again, Neil Swarbrick decided to drop a clusterf*ck at the Etihad Stadium by sending off the wrong man.

After Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony was scythed down by West Brom’s Craig Dawson, Swarbrick somehow confused the offending player with Gareth McAuley – a man more than ten years his elder.

McAuley inexplicably saw red and, as he traipsed down the tunnel, Twitter reacted as you might expect…