The live text updates emanating from Swindon Town’s League Two game against Accrington Stanley momentarily became utterly bamboozling in the latter stages after an incident involving two identically named players.
As the clock ticked over into the 84th minute, James Dunne was sent off for raising an arm and connecting with James Dunne.
Dunne (Swindon) was shown a straight red for his crime, only to be swiftly followed down the tunnel by Dunne (Accrington), who was given a second yellow card for his reaction.
84 – RED CARD! James Dunne shown a straight red for an altercation with a Accrington player.
Accrington’s Jimmy Dunne is also off after getting a second yellow
— Swindon Town FC (@Official_STFC) May 5, 2018
Thankfully, James Dunne (Accrington) goes by the nickname ‘Jimmy’, which just about made it possible for fans from both sides to follow the corresponding Twitter updates.
84′ RED CARDS. Both Dunne’s depart early. Swindon’s Dunne receives a straight red for the raising his arm to Jimmy Dunne, while the Stanley defender gets a second yellow for his reaction. (3-0)
— Accrington Stanley (@ASFCofficial) May 5, 2018
Dunne and Dunne off, over and done, done and dusted. Capiche?
For the record, ten-man Swindon ran out 3-0 winners over ten-man Accrington, who secured their promotion to League One last weekend.