Referee Keith Stroud Forced To Retire Injured After Being Bulldozed By Hull City’s Chuba Akpom (Video)

Chris Wright

18th, October 2015



Image: Sky Sports

Most of the players managed to get through Saturday’s Championship clash between Sheffield Wednesday and Hull City relatively unscathed, but sadly the fixture still managed to produce one notable casualty.

Referee Keith Stroud was forced to hobble off the pitch as the clock ticked over into injury time when he was unceremoniously poleaxed by Hull striker Chuba Akpom.

With the ref’s back turned, the 20-year-old forward ‘accidentally’ steamed into Stroud and left him in a crumpled heap on the floor…

A medical team then came on to assist a limping Stroud off the pitch, with fourth official Darren Handley standing in for the final few minutes.

You’re not fit to referee, etc, etc…