Dai Jones makes referee see red

Funny story written by IainB

Thursday, 5 March 2009

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Jones brings down Jones - penalty!

The Welsh Second Division football team, Llanfair-pwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch Athletic has completely flummoxed referee David Jones during their match with Llanfynydd United on Saturday.

Gogogoch Athletic had fielded a team where every player was called David Jones, the most popular male name in Wales. All five substitutes were similarly named, as was the manager, the physio and the tea-lady.

Worse still, every player for Llanfynydd was also called David Jones, though their tea-lady was called Gladys Jones, and was the mother of the fullback.

Commentators on the match had an easy game, though it sounded confusing to the BBC Wales listener.

Problems came to a head when David Jones was brought down in the box by David Jones, and the referee had no option but to book David Jones, and award a penalty. Unfortunately, there was a scuffle in the box with everybody bar Gladys getting involved. The referee called over his assistants to help him unscramble the mess, but neither David Jones nor David Jones could help.

"It was an absolute mess," said Jones afterwards. "I didn't know who to book, for what offence. It's just a nightmare. I'll probably lose my refereeing licence."

Jones, apparently, does not need to worry. Harry Nostril of the FA Referee Assessment committee has some good news.

"There are currently thirty-nine referees in Wales called David Jones," said Nostril. "We don't know which one to punish."

The funny story above is a satire or parody. It is entirely fictitious.

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