Video: Ireland goalkeeper sent off during penalty shoot-out vs Holland in utterly baffling incident

Republic of Ireland’s Under-17 team have been very cruelly knocked out of the European Championships by Holland after a bizarre refereeing decision in the penalty shoot-out.

Remarkably, Ireland’s ‘keeper was given a red card during the shoot-out for stepping slightly off his line to make a save.

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While it’s not uncommon to see penalties re-taken for such an offence, it’s equally common for them to simply be let slide quite often.

For a referee to see it fit to send a player off in such a situation is unheard of and it’s no wonder this bizarre incident has caused quite a stir…

If there’s been a more bizarre red card in any league this season or in any season for the last five years we can’t remember it!