Related

Article

Williams blasts Hazard for ball-boy incident

24 January 2013 00:06

Swansea captain Ashley Williams has blasted Chelsea winger Eden Hazard for kicking a ball-boy during the sides' League Cup semi-final on Wednesday.

The Belgian was sent off in the second-leg 0-0 draw, as Swansea progressed through to the final on aggregate, following a bizarre incident in which he kicked the ball-boy in the ribs in an attempt to retrieve the ball.

Williams, who landed in hot water for kicking a ball into a defenceless Robin van Persie in December, could not understand Hazard's reaction.

"Demba Ba told me that the boy held onto it but I saw him kick him in the ribs and you can't do that," Williams told Sky Sports.

Chelsea's official Twitter account read: "Has football gone mad? Hazard is sent off for kicking the ball under a ball boy attempting to smother the ball rather than return it."

The young ball-boy rolled over in an apparent attempt to smother the ball from Hazard, but in a twist, he had revealed his plans to waste time before the match on social media.

"The king of all ball boys is back making his final appearance #needed #for #timewasting," his post read on Twitter.

After much deliberation, referee Chris Foy brandished a red card at Hazard, who will face at least a three-match ban.

Sponsored links

Wednesday 16 April

Tuesday 15 April

23:36
23:34
23:04
23:02
22:39
22:27
21:06
20:24
19:30
19:17
18:05
18:04
17:32
17:30
17:20
16:26
16:17
16:12
16:02
15:55
15:39
14:57
14:45
14:44
14:27
13:48
13:34
13:19
13:04
12:38
12:17
12:17
11:27
11:14
10:54
10:43
10:26
10:07
09:57
09:37
08:14
07:28
06:56
06:53
06:50
06:23
06:08
05:55
04:42
03:29
02:50
02:46
02:01
01:16
00:29

Monday 14 April

23:55
23:23
23:20
22:35
22:11
22:10
21:22
19:48
19:32
19:17
19:02
18:58
18:49
18:44
18:36
17:56
17:41
17:37
17:19
16:51
16:36
16:29
16:14
16:03
15:34
15:32
15:13
14:44
14:42
14:34
14:30
14:18
14:11
14:08
13:54
13:12
12:58
12:50
12:32
12:05
11:43
11:09
11:03
10:50
10:18
10:05
09:54
09:47
09:30
08:11
07:02
05:40
05:38
05:35
03:38
03:18
02:34
02:30
01:41
01:26
00:36
00:31
00:08
00:03

Premier League table

# Team MP D P
1 34 +51 77
2 34 +42 75
3 32 +54 70
4 34 +18 67
5 33 +22 66

Facebook