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Top 10: Football's worst horror tackles (1)

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Saturday's Merseyside derby between Everton and Liverpool was a truly incredible affair, with rival supporters at Goodison Park treated to a highly-entertaining match packed full of goals and incidents.

However, despite the abundance of impressive football on display on Saturday, there was one unsavoury incident that marred the otherwise great occasion - Belgian midfielder Kevin Mirallas' awful, knee-high lunge on Luis Suarez that, incredibly, was not punished with a straight red card.

Witnessing such surprising brutality got us thinking. Just what are the worst so-called 'tackles' in football history? When did they happen, who were they committed by and just who were the unfortunate victims?

Here, GMS answers these questions in a countdown of 10 of the very worst tackles in football history. 

Click through the list to see our selections.

Do you agree with our choices? Which of these do you challenges do you think was the worst?

Are there any tackles we have missed?

Be sure to let us know below...

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