Anyone who remembers this incident still gets cold sweats, imagine how Pedro Mendes feels! Seriously this is shocking, Ben Thatcher is something of a thug, no one would deny that, but this was hideous even for him. The 35 year old had his Ipswich contract terminated in the summer by none other than Roy Keane, he of the infamously poor challenges. Difference between Thatcher and the former Man United legend was that Keane had undoubted footballing talent and the left back was a glorified Sunday League player who somehow made it into the big time.
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