England football legend suggests that the sport should copy rugby league rule as he name drops Warrington Wolves

In sport outside of rugby league, it is the FIFA World Cup which is creating stories especially with England set to play tonight and after a dramatic group stage.

It is being covered by BBC, ITV and other networks inside and outside the UK including on Talksport radio who in the past has provided brilliant coverage of the Betfred Super League.

Speaking on Talksport covering Cameroon vs Brazil on Friday night, there was a suggestion that football should adopt a rugby league rule.

It came from Stuart Pearce who recently spoke to the England rugby league squad himself a former English international in football.

It was also recently confirmed that he would be doing an event at Warrington.

Pearce suggested during the game that football should copy the rugby rule of having a sin bin.

This came as he bemoaned some of the over the top fouls from Cameroon which he felt deserved more than just a generic yellow card.

It came when Cameroonian player Vincent Aboubakar tried to stop a rampaging Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal, he was forced to foul the attacker and almost rugby tackled him in his desperation.

The moment also prompted Pearce to name drop his “friends” at Warrington stating they “vitally” need a new prop and joking that the Cameroonian star would fit the bill.

“I promised my friends at Warrington Wolves that I’d try to get them a new big prop forward which we vitally need,” he said.

Aboukar would prove to be the hero as he scored the winning goal in one of the biggest upsets in world football.

However he was then sent off for his celebration taking off his shirt yielding a yellow card taking him to a red after his rugby tackle on Martinelli.

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