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It was a week for unusual sending-offs and while Robin Van Persie’s dismissal at the Camp Nou might have gained the most column inches, it was far from the oddest. That came at Havant & Waterlooville v Dorchester where player-manager Ashley Vickers was giving his marching orders for tackling a pitch invader dressed as Borat, “mankini” and all.

 

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