# Sending Off

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# Unfair Dismissal
'We don’t think it was a red card': Stoke City to appeal Irish 18-year-old's League Cup dismissal
Ireland U21 defender Nathan Collins was sent off during Stoke’s League Cup defeat to Crawley last night.
# Football
Footballer sacked after sickening kick to opponent's head
Turkish non-league game descended into chaos after disgusting incident.
# Oi ref!
Goalkeeper controversially sent off for escorting pitch invader off the field
We’re not sure the referee has taken the correct decision here.
# Red Card Drama
'It's a stupid rule. If they want to bring in some padding or something, let them on'
Limerick’s hurlers weren’t too happy with the decision to send off teammate Seanie Tobin.
# Red mist
Fabregas' red was bizarre but here's 5 other dismissals which left us scratching our head
From ball boys to balls, there have been some unusual incidents over the years.
# Not so solid crew
Has a referee ever looked more satisfied to be sending off a player?
Sorin Stoica is VERY happy with his decision.
# Short and sweet
Dutch football had the quickest sending off in its history last night
PSV Eindhoven’s full-back was red-carded after just 29 seconds in their win over NAC Breda.
# Protest
St Vincent's set to appeal Ger Brennan sending off
As things stand, the Dublin star is suspended for their 24 November semi-final clash.
# red card
Jimmy Barry-Murphy: 'It was an unbelievable decision'
Cork defender Tom Kenny also described the sending-off of Patrick Horgan as ‘probably the wrong decision’.
# Keeping The Head
Jim Gavin: 'It's not indiscipline in the squad'
The Dublin manager does not believe the recent dismissals his side have incurred are a major issue.
# conjecture
Opinion: Roy Keane was absolutely right – the Nani sending off was deserved
We assess the controversial decision that even referees are disagreeing over.
# Late Drama
Division 1 FL: Brogan and Dublin too good for Mayo
A comfortable win for the Sky Blues despite the second-half drama.
# Diving Row
O'Neill defends David Meyler over allegations of play-acting
The Sunderland manager says that Robert Huth’s tackle on the Irishman was ‘reckless,’ and he deserved his red card.
# Bad Kompany
Kompany agonises over football's soft side in Facebook letter
“My understanding is that English football prides itself on the hardness, the fairness and the tradition of its game,” wrote the suspended Manchester City captain.
# Ref Justice
Gunners united in criticism of "joke" referee
Arsene Wenger and Robin van Persie may face UEFA sanctions over their post-match comments, while other Arsenal stars have tweeted their criticism of Massimo Busacca.