Manchester City Women's midfielder Jill Scott headbutted Arsenal's Jade Bailey during Arsenal's 1-0 win over the weekend. Scott was (obviously) red carded and her squad was thus forced to play a woman down for the remainder of the match. Scott was upset following a challenge from Bailey and tweeted after the game, "Great effort from all the girls, I want to apologise for the incident which led to me being sent off, gutted to let every1 @MCWFC down today."
Here is a clip of the headbutt:
For all those that say the women's game is not physical or that women cannot play the game just like the men…Jill Scott is here to show you how wrong you are, but not perhaps in the way we all hoped. By channeling her inner-Zinadine Zadane, this England international has captured the world's attention just as the domestic leagues are winding down and all of the attention can be turned to the Women's World Cup. Now all we need is a biter and we would really have something special cooking…
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