Tackled referee shows the red card

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It's never a good idea to be standing in between Steve Sidwell and the ball. In fact it's never a good idea to be standing near Steve Sidwell at all, but that's the situation Lee Probert found himself in while officiating Fulham's clash against Wigan today.

Probert was minding his own business when a 50/50 tackle between Sidwell and Wigan's Ben Watson thrust him into the middle of the action - and the referee from Gloucestershire soon found himself flat on his backside. Cue manic laughter from pretty much everyone.

At Least Probert himself had a sense of humour in jokingly showing Sidwell and Watson a red card each before gingerly getting to his feet and carrying on. Think you've seen a funnier referee clip than this? Leave your suggestions below!

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