Think of the worst penalty you have ever seen: Gareth Southgate’s against Germany at Euro 96? Simone Zaza at the 2016 Euros? Bersant Celina for Swansea vs West Brom?

These are all varying levels of horrific, but at least none of these wayward spot kicks caused actual DAMAGE to a stadium.

Who doesn’t love an embarrassing bad penalty?

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Who doesn’t love an embarrassing bad penalty?

But the person who can actually claim the honour of breaking a ground while attempting to score a penalty is Tony Breeden, the Nuneaton Borough goalkeeper.

Nuneaton were tied 0-0 with Stratford Town in their Southern Premier Central clash when Breeden tried to open the scoring from 12 yards.

But choosing the keeper for spot kick duties turned out to be a huge mistake, as he skied his shot high and wide into the stands – and only went and broke a light in the terraces!

Luckily for Breeden, his wild miss did not matter much in the end as Nuneaton ran out 2-0 winners.

Joel Kettle put the hosts in front, before they were awarded a second penalty late on.

But rather than allowing Breeden an opportunity to make amends for his earlier mistake, Callum Powell took over spot kick duties and successfully found the back of the net.

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