The Premier League’s most famous fight is 15 years old – but there have been plenty of other incredible fights over the course of history, with some resulting in eight red cards
Fifteen years ago today, Newcastle team-mates Lee Bowyer and Kieron Dyer stopped bringing the fight to Aston Villa and began trading blows with one another instead.
With their side three goals and a man down in the 80th minute, Newcastle manager Graeme Souness must have thought his day couldn’t get any worse. How wrong he was.
Dyer and Bowyer traded blows and had to be separated by team-mates and opponents alike. Both men were sent off, and Bowyer departed the field with his shirt visibly ripped.
To mark the occasion, we’ve picked out eight more incredible football fights…