Here are some of the famous names who were sent off after a red card on their premier League debut, Joao Felix for Chelsea is the most recent one, know all the players here.
Premier League debut must be one of the most important parts of any player’s career and they want to make it as memorable as possible. However, not everyone success to do so and some even end up having a nightmare game on their debut. The most recent one is of Portugal’s young star, Joao Felix, who made his debut for Chelsea but was sent off in the 2nd half.
This is not the first time a player was sent off on his debut and Felix’s red card was the 22nd red card for a player on debut. Let’s know who are the others.
List Of Players Who Received Red Card On Their Premier League Debut And Were Sent Off
5. Federico Fazio
Argentinian Federico Fazio was signed by Tottenham Hotspurs from Sevilla in 2014 for a fee of around £8 million. Moreover, he made his debut against Manchester City, where the center-back was sent off after denying Sergio Aguero a goalscoring chance in the penalty box.
Fazio was sent off after a straight red card.
4. Bernardo Corradi
The Italian striker was signed by Manchester City in 2006 from Valencia. Corradi made his debut against Chelsea where he was sent off after receiving two yellow cards. The 2nd yellow card was shown for his reaction to an incident involving Michael Essien.
The winger arrived at London from Lille for a fee of around £10.8 million in 2011. On his Premier League debut against Newcastle, Gervinho couldn’t control his emotion as he slapped Joe Barton and was sent off.
Gervinho was handed a three-game ban after the incident.
2. Laurent Koscielny
The French center-back arrived at Arsenal in 2010 from Lorient. On his bedut against Liverpool at Anfield, he was sent off after receiving two yellow cards on his debut. Interestingly, both of the yellow cards were shown beyond 90 minutes and he was sent off in the 94th minute.
After suffering multiple injuries, Chelsea signed the Portugal wonderkid, Joao Felix on loan. However, on his debut against Fulham, the striker was sent off in the 58th minute after a rough tackle.
Apart from these 5, there are several other names who were sent off on their premier league debut. Here are all of them:
- Jeroen Boere
- Brian Carey
- Michael Brown
- Lee Hendrie
- Matt Clarke
- Richard Rufus
- Tomas Repka
- Derek McInnes
- Steven Reid
- Christian Negouai
- Neil Kilkenny
- Iain Turner
- Kalifa Cisse
- Kagisho Dikgacoi
- Jack Colback
- Clint Hill
- Samba Diakite