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Watford vs Reading Ghost Goal

One of the bizarrest goals you’ll ever see was awarded this past weekend in the Watford against Reading match. You have to see this “ghost goal” to believe it:


It was an obvious mistake by assistant referee Nigel Bannister as he believed the ball had gone in the back of the net when it was nowhere close. The end result in the game was 2-2.

Expect to see the clip on a ton of highlight DVDs in years to come.

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3 Responses to Watford vs Reading Ghost Goal

  1. Shakira Graham says:

    Wow I knew there were some bad officals but this takes the cake. How in the hell can you miss something like that, I mean really…how????

  2. kk says:

    we need tv replays that was far beyond a joke!

  3. SteveH says:

    The FA are obviously ashamed of this video clip as they have had it removed from virtually every website playing it!

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