Forest Green Rovers: Awkward Early Bath As Father And Son Both Get Sent Off During Same Match (Photos)

Chris Wright

2nd, January 2018

Photo: @wwfcofficial/Twitter

Forest Green Rovers kicked off 2018 by slumping to a 2-1 home defeat against Wycombe Wanderers on New Year’s Day.

League Two’s bottom side struggled to match their high-flying opponents, and things took a turn for the impossible thanks to a unique double-sending-off five minutes before half-time.

The fun started when Rovers midfielder Charlie Cooper was shown a straight red card for a nasty foul on Wycombe counterpart Luke O’Nien with 39 minutes gone.

Rovers manager Mark Cooper then flew into a frothy tizz and, in attempting to defend his son’s honour, found himself also sent to the stands by referee Anthony Coggins.

While it may well be a Football League first, we can’t help but feel that the ensuing early bath must have been incredibly awkward.

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