2023-01-25 09:12:01

League One referee sends off the WRONG Bolton player in farcical clash with Forest Green

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Daily Mail
By Sam Mcevoy

Bolton's League One clash with Forest Green was marred by farcical scenes on Tuesday after the referee sent off the wrong player.

Wanderers found themselves a goal up after just six minutes with Dion Charlestucking away a Gethin Jones cross in what was a perfect start for the hosts.

But goalscorer Charles soon found himself become a victim of mistaken identity when he was shown a straight red card in the 28th minute by referee Tom Nield.

See what Elias Kachunga does in the background here?

Dion Charles gets a red card for it. I wish I was kidding pic.twitter.com/8bFqnoJeNv

Edward Walker (@edward_w97) January 24, 2023

Charles, understandably, was left utterly bemused by the sending off while the majority of the Bolton University Stadium were left confused as to what had happened until replays of an off-the-ball tussle painted a clear picture.

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