Wednesday February 10th, 2016

Leicester Tigers captain Ed Slater was supposed to make his return to the lineup for Saturday’s game against Sale after miss a month with a knee injury. But then he made breakfast.

Slater missed the game after he gave himself a nasty gash while trying to cut a bagel.

“The moral of the story is don't get a really sharp knife and try to cut a frozen bagel,” the club’s rugby director, Richard Cockerill, told the BBC on Tuesday. “The knife slips, slashes your hand and you have 14 stitches and can't play.”

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If you’re not squeamish, Slater posted a photo of the damage on Twitter.

This would have never happened in America, where we’re fortunate enough to get our bagels fresh. 

- Dan Gartland

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