Halesowen Town v Skelmersdale United might not look like a classic fixture – but if you’re a lover of dogs, or possibly slapstick comedy, you’d have loved it.
The meeting in the Northern Premier League’s Premier Division was disrupted by a rather playful pitch invader over the weekend – and just wait until you see how long it took to catch it.
They’ve had a nightmare there. How many people does it take to catch a pooch?
If you want to really appreciate just how long that wait was – and how tantalisingly close to catching the dog the players and staff came before a Halesowen player grabbed them by the collar – sit back and watch this video of the doggy invasion from the club’s YouTube page.
How many footballers does it take to catch a pooch? Quite a lot it turns out.
The little pup turned out to be good luck for The Yeltz though as they went on to beat Skelmersdale 1-0.