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13-year-old Reading fan sues club over replica shirt, wins

When you buy a replica shirt with a player's name on the back, you're gambling that it will remain relevant and the player won't be sold until a new version of the club's shirt comes out in roughly eight weeks. Well, one 13-year-old from Middlesbrough who bought a Gylfi Sigurdsson Reading shirt with £42 of his birthday money apparently hasn't learned that life lesson, so when Reading sold Sigurdsson to Hoffenheim a few months later, the kid got his dad, James McGhee, to sue Reading because they wouldn't give him a refund. And in a roundabout way, it worked.

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