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Referee Sends Off 6 Bath Players For ‘Wearing Wrong Knickers’

by | 27th, September 2011

THE Bath Chronicle reports on six players being sent off in a Bath City FA Youth Cup match against Newport at at Spytty Park.

The referee for the club’s match between Newport and Bath said the players’ underwear breached FA rules. Undies must be the same colour as shorts.

Rule 4 says:

“If thermal undershorts are worn, they are of the same main colour as the shorts.”

The game City lost 6-0 went something like this:

The City player had gone down injured under a heavy challenge – prompting treatment from the trainer. While he was down, the referee noticed white cycling shorts poking out from underneath his kit and ordered him to change.

The ref looks about. He orders the felled player and another Bath player from the field to change their white Lycra cycling shorts that do not match their red kit shorts.

* Referee spots that one of the player’s pants are not regulation colour. He is

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