1 When Man United turned up late to Spurs
2 When Man United swapped shirts at half time
To be fair, they did win the second half 1-0, so maybe they had a point?
3 When Gillingham only had seven players and had to wear Leyton Orient’s away kit
Maybe the most Sunday League game of professional football ever, which makes this brag about it being “Easy!” a *little* unfair.
Andy D’Urso, the busy c***, refused to delay kick off for Gillingham’s trip to Leyton Orient in 2009, even though most of their side were delayed in traffic.
It meant that when the team sheets had to be submitted at 7pm, there were only seven players on the list. Eventually the *official* Gills starting line up had two goalkeepers. Scenes.
They also had to borrow Orient’s away kit as that was also lost somewhere in South London. They lost 3-1, obviously.
4 When Jimmy Hill had to run the line
5 When Martin Allen used his Notts County column to put out a Gumtree flatmate request
6 And when he made MK Dons train at a roundabout
“Our bus broke down and delayed us for three hours so we practised on a roundabout.”
(Basically Martin Allen = Sunday League.)
7 When anybody gets changed in the Crystal Palace changing room
8 When Estonia didn’t bother turning up for their game with Scotland
“One team in Tallinn! There’s only one team in Tallinn!”
9 This Walsall player
10 When Big Ron went into the wrong dugout
11 This Birmingham kit
12 When Phil Jones was inexplicably put on corner duty
Imagine Fat John taking your set pieces.
13 When the *actual German team took the tube to Wembley
14 And when Brede Hangeland took the train home from Palace
(Unsurprisingly, he wasn’t exactly ~mobbed~.)
15 When DaMarcus Beasley couldn’t keep it in any longer
16 When James Wilson threw up on New Year’s Day
We’ve all been there.
17 And when Stuart Pearce thought ‘f*** it’ and played David James up front