Father and son sent off in same incident
This has surely never happened in the soccer world before.
In the 39th minute of Forest Green Rovers’ 2-1 defeat at home to Wycombe Wanderers on Monday, a father and son were both sent off in the same minute.
Sitting in last place of the fourth-tier, Forest Green were reduced to 10-men in the first half as Charlie Cooper was sent off.
Then, his dad, the manager of Forest Green, Mark Cooper, was also sent off as he remonstrated the decision.
Cooper was sticking up for his son but surely this has to be the only time in soccer history a father and son have been sent off in the same incident.
39' RED - Cooper gets sent off for FGR for a tangle with Luke O'Nien on the touchline, with the Wycombe player on the floor— Forest Green Rovers (@FGRFC_Official) January 1, 2018
Sam Saunders gets a yellow card for his reaction in the aftermath