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REVEALED! Andre Ayew Forcibly Subbed Off Early After Marseille Forget To Pack Him A Spare Kit

Published on: 17 August 2014
Andre Ayew has a serious head injury while playing in the match againt Montpellier

By Chris Wright

He was having a fairly decent game by most folks’ estimation, but still Andre Ayew found himself being hauled off after just 52 minutes of Marseille’s Ligue 1 tie against Montpellier this evening after a fairly hefty kit cock-up left him in limbo.

Having previously picked up a nasty little head wound in the first half, Ayew’s problems really began when the damn thing started leaking again after the restart.

With the referee noticing blood spots dripping on his ice-white shirt, the Ghanaian winger was forced to trundle over to the bench and change his shirt for one without claret all over it.

It was at this point that the Marseille staff found that they’d forgotten to pack a spare “Ayew No.10? jersey and promptly started attempting to make their own version by doctoring someone else’s shirt with a roll of white tape…


As you may imagine, the referee was not impressed by those efforts and promptly ordered that the bloodied Ayew be taken off if a clean shirt wasn’t going to be sourced at some point in the near future.

After several minutes of bickering, Marseille were forced to kow-tow to the official and duly replaced Ayew with the non-bleedy Dimitri Payet.

What a bloody nightmare, eh?


  • Ken says:
    August 18, 2014 12:10 am
    Sorry Ayew
  • kuukuphilly says:
    August 18, 2014 01:45 am
    He need to hurry and depart this useless Marseille team.he's not been treated fairly at all....
  • Victor Odei says:
    August 18, 2014 02:07 am
    Mr publisher.... 'Kow-tow' is not a word. Its spelt "kowtow" with no hyphen.
  • Mourinho says:
    August 18, 2014 08:49 am
    If this were to be Ghana, ppl wud say Ghanaian clubs ar nt professional at all
  • AK says:
    August 18, 2014 10:56 am
    Hahaha... Ghana Premier League. No spare jersey in a top European league? C'mon Marseille!