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Video: When footballers clash with ball boys

Simon Rice
hazard 300x225 Video: When footballers clash with ball boys

Eden Hazard was sent off for the incident

Eden Hazard stole the headlines away from Swansea’s remarkable run to the Capital One Cup final last night when he kicked out at a time-wasting ball boy.

The pair have since apologised to each other but the debate rages on. Former Chelsea winger Pat Nevin has called the ball boy a “disgrace” while Joey Barton says Hazard should have kicked him harder.

Wherever you stand, the following videos show that last night’s incident is not the first time ball boys have become involved in the action. They also make Hazard’s kick at Swansea’s Liberty Stadium look tame in comparison…

Ball boy gets knocked down…

Ball boy gets tough…

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  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Spencer-James/703513081 Spencer James

    charge them with assault and if necessary abuse of a minor. That’s what would happen to a fan who did it. CPS should advice one month in jail!

  • http://www.facebook.com/thebrokeneckclub Tom Woodward

    Why is anybody still listening to what Joey Barton says…

  • http://twitter.com/joegal Joseph Gallivan

    What about that Scottish kid who kicked the ball off the line about 30 years ago? It was on World o’ Sport.


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