WATCH: Roy O'Donovan escapes with just a yellow for this clear headbutt

Ex-Cork City and Sunderland forward in action in Australia

BY Raf Diallo 11:47 Thursday 31 December 2015, 11:47 31 Dec 2015

For the past six months, former Cork City and Sunderland striker Roy O'Donovan has been plying his trade in Australia with Central Coast Mariners.

But last night, the Cork native got himself into a spot of bother on the pitch - only to find himself incredibly lucky to avoid a straight red card.

During a match against Wellington Phoenix, the 30-year-old clearly headbutted opponent Manny Muscat in an incident which saw him receive just a yellow card:

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