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Player gets red card for tackling intruder

Updated: March 8, 2011, 1:58 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- The streaker wore green. The soccer player saw red.

A man wearing nothing but a bright green thong and a curly black wig dashed onto the field during a low-level game in England on Monday. Dorchester player-manager Ashley Vickers ended the intruder's 30-second jaunt with a thudding, neck-high tackle during the 70th minute of the game against Havant & Waterlooville.

Vickers was shown a red card for violent conduct with the score 1-1.

"I'm dumbfounded and speechless," ...

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