“I have never seen such a thing at a football match! ". Saturday, during a North Irish Championship meeting between Glentoran and Coleraine, the commentator could not believe his eyes. While the visiting team had just equalized with two goals everywhere in the last quarter of an hour of the match, and while the cameras were pointed on the joy of the players of Coleraine, a completely different scene was played a few meters away. : Furious at the opposing equalizer, Aaron McCarey, the goalkeeper of Glentoran, rushed on one of his partners, Bobby Burns, whom he considered to be at fault at the start of the action, and hit him in the face before d 'be put on the ground.

BIG TALKING POINT 😲 @ Glentoran goalkeeper Aaron McCarey sees red for lashing out at team-mate Bobby Burns during their side's 2-2 draw with Coleraine at the Oval.

Report & reaction 👉 https://t.co/DDQkyaJAGB#bbcfootball #BBCIrishPrem pic.twitter.com/mRIhCw86wP

- BBC SPORT NI (@BBCSPORTNI) October 16, 2021

Hallucinated by what they were seeing, two defenders of Glentoran then rushed on him to stop him in his madness.

The match referee had no choice but to send him off on the spot.

In the locker room after the game, Aaron McCarey simply said "it shouldn't have happened," according to Glentoran boss Mick McDermott.


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