Boogard the A-League's new bad boy

November 9, 2013
By Steve Larkin
No A-League player has copped more straight red cards than Adelaide United defender Nigel Boogard.

But his coach Josep Gombau says the rough-edged Boogard doesn't need to change his ways despite being marched again in Saturday night's 2-1 home loss to Newcastle Jets.

Boogard was sent off for a crude tackle on the Jets' marquee man, Emile Heskey.

It was the second time in five games that Boogard has been given a straight red card, following his lunging tackle on Perth ...

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