How to flip a coin if you don't have a coin

After a Preston referee was suspended for not using a coin toss ahead of a Women's Super League clash, we are here with a little 'helpful' advice.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 14th November 2018, 3:51 pm
Updated Wednesday, 14th November 2018, 5:24 pm
Referee David McNamara
Referee David McNamara

David McNamara had left his coin in the dressing room, so came up with an interesting alternative, and here's a few more:

How it's traditionally done - heads or tails, but that's just where the problem started for our Preston ref
Who's got the biggest guns? Fight it out with pure muscle, and don't forget to keep those elbows on the table. Or pitch.

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Possibly just for teenager's first kisses, but it could be worth a try. Trust inertia.
A hand full of straw, twigs, etc, concealing one which is considerably shorter. Play it really slowly for added tension
Let the pool-hall gods decide. A quick shake and your answer will mysteriously appear.. like, er, magic.
One, two three... Rock blunts scissors, scissors cuts paper and paper wraps rock. Simples.
Probably has many regional name variations, but each player hides up to three coins the hand, and each calls out the number of total coins they think are in play (ie 0-6 if there are two playing). Open your closed palms once you've both called, and see if there's a winner. Complicated but fun when you've got the hang
Throw a six to start, or not, and don't.
One, two, three, four, I predict a thumb war. Two good players can make this agonisingly difficult, but the aim is to trap your opponent's thumb under yours.
Mercy (or peanuts) is a game of strength, skill, endurance, and pain tolerance. The players grasp each other's hands (with interlocked fingers). The aim is to twist the opponents hands or bend the fingers until the opponent surrender. Ouch