A suspended Erik Pieters was unintentionally named within the Burnley workforce for his or her FA Cup fifth spherical defeat to Bournemouth on Tuesday.
The Clarets have been overwhelmed 2-Zero at residence by the Championship membership, however they may have confronted disqualification from the competitors had Pieters performed.
Burnley boss Sean Dyche revealed a member of workers at Bournemouth alerted him to the choice gaffe, with the Clarets admitting their ‘administrative error’.
He stated: “It wasn’t disruptive. It was only a easy admin error.
“Now we have individuals who control conditions, sadly it bought away from that second the place somebody discovered readability.
“The principles have modified this 12 months with the reserving state of affairs and the variety of video games within the FA Cup. It was only a clear oversight.
“To be truthful to Bournemouth, they flagged it and talked about it, so credit score to them for a little bit of gentlemanly conduct.
“We jumped on it immediately and other people at our membership held their fingers up in the correct slots.”
Pieters was ineligible to play after choosing up two yellow playing cards in earlier FA Cup wins over MK Dons and Fulham this season.
In his absence, 21-year-old Liverpool academy graduate Anthony Driscoll-Glennon was given his full Burnley debut, with objectives from Sam Surridge and Junior Stanislas in the end handing Bournemouth victory.
Cherries caretaker boss Jonathan Woodgate praised his colleague for recognizing the Pieters mistake within the line-up.
He stated: “Honest play to the workers who did it and instructed Burnley. All of us need a truthful sport, so I assumed it was necessary we did that.
“I feel it was Anthony, our press officer, who did it. It’s good sportsmanship on the finish of the day.”