Date: 29th August 2017 at 7:22pm
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Following the potentially horror tackle last weekend during the game between Watford and Brighton, Miguel Britos has now issued a full public apology for his miss-timed tackle on Anthony Knockaert.

Britos was of course shown a straight red card for the high and reckless tackle in the 24th minute, and everyone has seen far less ill timed tackles put a player out for months on end and the 32 year old acknowledged that as he admitted there were ‘no excuses’ for the challenge he made.

Speaking to Watford’s Official Site he explained.

‘I would like to publicly apologise for my red card on Saturday. It was not my intention to hurt the Brighton player, and I am happy he was okay and able to carry on playing the match. My timing was wrong but there are no excuses and I was very sad when I was in the dressing room. I know I let the coach, my teammates, the fans and everyone down and for this I am very sorry.’

With it being his fourth red card in less than two years at Watford, he also acknowledged he had to improve.

‘I have experienced the highs and lows in the two matches at Vicarage Road this season and this is football. I have seen the statistics about my red cards and I am not happy about this, this is not how I want my career to be talked about. I accept my punishment and I know it will be a few weeks before I can be available to play again, but I will be working hard in training so that, if selected, I am ready to help the team.’