Former Nottingham Forest transfer target Funso Ojo was sent off in unusual circumstances on Saturday.
Aberdeen were playing Dundee United away and just prior to half-time some unsavoury scenes took place.
Ojo cleared the ball and his momentum took him into a stand housing home fans at the back of the goal.
As the midfielder tried to steady himself a fan jumped out of his seat and pushed the ex-Scunthorpe man in the chest.
The Dons star didn’t really do anything other than walk towards the supporter before a steward escorted him back to the pitch.
As he walked back to the pitch referee Bobby Madden was waiting on the pitch to show him a second yellow card.
In fairness, Ojo didn’t do a lot wrong but given the letter of the law, there probably wasn’t much else the referee could do.
The 30-year-old was linked with both Forest and Derby County in January 2019 when he was a Scunthorpe player.
Neither club moved for the midfield and he joined Aberdeen in the summer of 2019 for a small fee.
Following his bizarre dismissal, he did receive some support from a former Forest defender.
What did Greg Halford say about Forest linked Ojo getting sent off?
In a reply to former Notts County defender Tom Williams; Halford has suggested that he’s baffled by the decision.
As a former player, he can’t fathom how Ojo has been sent off for essentially being attacked by a fan.
It was also momentum that took him off the pitch and in no way did he provoke the fan base.
Halford has left a short message on the post from Williams. With that in mind, it’s fair to say he doesn’t agree with the action of Madden.