"I would ask people to think before picking up the phone for emergency services. ... There may be people out there in real trouble who need our help and they have to wait because we are tied up
with calls like this one, reporting a referee from the television."
-- Chief Inspector Ted Antill of the Nottinghamshire police after an 18-year-old Manchester United fan called 999 -- England's equivalent of 911 -- to report as a "crime" the refereeing in Tuesday's game against Real Madrid. (Guardian)