10 of football's most bizarre goal reactions: fines, fights... and firearms

1. Grob throttles, Macca bottles

Steve McManaman’s weak clearance in the 1993 Merseyside derby, which led to Mark Ward’s drilled opener, sparked some serious invective from the foppish Liverpool winger’s own keeper, Bruce Grobbelaar.

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Jon Spurling

Jon Spurling is a history and politics teacher in his day job, but has written articles and interviewed footballers for numerous publications at home and abroad over the last 25 years. He is a long-time contributor to FourFourTwo and has authored seven books, including the best-selling Highbury: The Story of Arsenal in N5, and Get It On: How The '70s Rocked Football was published in March 2022.