Cheeky ballboy sent off after aiming a 'hand gesture' at rival player and fans and is told to wait by referee's dressing room

The lad was given abuse by away fans and a player during Chelmsford City’s 3-0 win over Wealdstone in the National League South.

According the home side’s Twitter account, he got in a spot of trouble after giving away fans a taste of their own medicine, after they gave him a hard time.

But the referee decided to give the youngster his marching orders and he was sent down the tunnel.

Chelmsford City tweeted: “It’s an early departure from the ballboy as he is told to remove himself from the touchline.

“He receives rapturous applause as he departs to the terraces.”

Wealdstone confirmed: “Let’s just say he shook his fist at the away supporters.”

Luke Owers, the chairman of Chelmsford City Supporters Club tweeted: “What have I just seen.

“Ball boy receives abuse from a Wealdstone player  and supporters.

“Ball boy gives them a hand gesture.


“Ball boy sent off and invited to the referee’s room for a chat after the game. Only in non-league football.”

Owers later confirmed: “He did wait outside the dressing room but the ref didn’t come out until 10.30pm.

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“Ball boy couldn’t wait that long as he’s got school tomorrow.”

One witness Matt Lee confirmed on Twitter: “After receiving some abuse from the Wealdstone supporters, he continued to give them a taster of their own medicine by showing them a hand gesture of sorts.”

The Clarets were 2-0 up at the time and only seconds later they nudged in a third through Chris Dickson, with the forward’s second of the game, after Bagasan Graham’s 14th-minute opener.

It gives the home side a crucial win, with three games to go, putting them in the play-off spots behind leaders Dartford and Havant and Waterlooville, but both the top two are in a tight contest for the one automatic spot.

Wealdstone themselves are no strangers to the spotlight, after their famous fan the Wealdstone Raider went viral for getting in rival supporters’ faces.

Pint-sized Gordon Hill became world-famous for his “ya want some, I’ll give it ya!” rant aimed at supporters of non-league Whitehawk.

SunSport understands the lad will not be invited to Wimbledon anytime soon.

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