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  • Humperfunk 19 Mar 2013 15:36:10 5,728 posts
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    Mate, read Ross Worner's page and you'll forget all about Owen.
  • nickthegun 19 Mar 2013 15:38:33 68,406 posts
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    Heh, no further action for mcmanananananamaman, hiding behind the old 'one idiot official saw it and did nothing, so up yours' defence.

    Despite a precedent for completely ignoring that.
  • imamazed 19 Mar 2013 15:39:45 6,295 posts
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    Did they take into account that he's not that sort of player? Martinez even attested to that
  • ecu 19 Mar 2013 15:43:35 79,268 posts
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    nickthegun wrote:
    Heh, no further action for mcmanananananamaman, hiding behind the old 'one idiot official saw it and did nothing, so up yours' defence.

    Despite a precedent for completely ignoring that.
    Holy crap, that's mental. The ref apologised to Pardew for missing it.

    I assume the official that did see it and decided it wasn't worthy of anything will be severely punished for his inadequacy?
  • TheSaint 19 Mar 2013 15:46:06 16,843 posts
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    Something tells me that the outcome of all this would have been very different if one of the top six were involved.
  • imamazed 19 Mar 2013 15:46:58 6,295 posts
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    or liverpool
  • oceanmotion 19 Mar 2013 15:47:30 16,965 posts
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    What a bonkers rule.
  • nickthegun 19 Mar 2013 15:51:13 68,406 posts
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    I would like to know which official saw it and thought it wasnt that bad.

    To continue to bang a drum, this is why goal line technology is the wrong ball to chase. We need to make refs better not give them something to hide behind. Its absolutely fucking ludicrous that not only someone saw it, but they thought it wasnt worth a card.
  • Dougs 19 Mar 2013 15:53:14 79,447 posts
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    That is absolutely insane. Not a fan of Pardew, but I hope he goes absolutely nuts. There's precedent everywhere, the FA/PL seem to be the ones hiding behind it the most. And we don't even have to worry about upsetting FIFA for any WC bid.
  • ecu 19 Mar 2013 15:55:26 79,268 posts
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    TheSaint wrote:
    Something tells me that the outcome of all this would have been very different if one of the top six were involved.
    Yeaa.. no, let's not go there. It's nothing to do with the stature of the club, it's these utterly absurd FA rules. Portsmouth weren't a top 6 club when Ben Thatcher got banned for knocking Mendes out, the only time this rule has been broken. If this was a player from a top 6 club getting away with it, you'd say "I bet the outcome would be different if a player from a lower down the league did it." Yet Wigan are in the bottom three and have got away with it. The over-protection of officials is damaging the game.
  • nickthegun 19 Mar 2013 15:59:30 68,406 posts
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    Its the same principle as the nani red. Regardless of intent, he went in carelessly studs up, so should get fucked for it.
  • mikew1985 19 Mar 2013 16:00:38 14,177 posts
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    I am shocked at the shitness of the FA on this one, if ever a retrospective ban was justified, surely it was now.

    Mental, truly mental.
  • mikew1985 19 Mar 2013 16:01:32 14,177 posts
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    nickthegun wrote:
    Its the same principle as the nani red. Regardless of intent, he went in carelessly studs up, so should get fucked for it.
    :D

    Thats a poor attempt Nick.
  • Deleted user 19 March 2013 16:01:50
    I think some of the 'rah rah ban for 12 games rah rah' was a bit much, but yes, it's a red and a three game ban. FA have made exceptions to their stupid rules before and am surprised they didn't this time.
  • ecu 19 Mar 2013 16:05:02 79,268 posts
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    kalel wrote:
    I think some of the 'rah rah ban for 12 games rah rah' was a bit much, but yes, it's a red and a three game ban. FA have made exceptions to their stupid rules before and am surprised they didn't this time.
    I was sure he'd get a three game ban because no action was taken during the game. They actually are quite consistent in that they don't retroactively ban players if the ref has already issued a yellow card during the game. Rooney got away with the same thing for elbowing someone (against Wigan?) a couple of years ago and IIRC he wasn't booked but got away with it because the ref said he saw it. They need to sort this shit out tbh.
  • nickthegun 19 Mar 2013 16:05:12 68,406 posts
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    mikew1985 wrote:
    nickthegun wrote:
    Its the same principle as the nani red. Regardless of intent, he went in carelessly studs up, so should get fucked for it.
    :D

    Thats a poor attempt Nick.
    I wasnt trolling! Its the same thing, regardless of intent he went in studs up and deserves/d to be punished!
  • ecu 19 Mar 2013 16:09:31 79,268 posts
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    mikew1985 wrote:
    nickthegun wrote:
    Its the same principle as the nani red. Regardless of intent, he went in carelessly studs up, so should get fucked for it.
    :D

    Thats a poor attempt Nick.
    It actually serves as a pretty good example of the difference between a reckless challenge deserving of a yellow (Nani) and one which uses excessive/unnecessary force (McManaman). "Studs up" isn't in the rules and means nothing btw.
  • King_Edward 19 Mar 2013 16:14:01 11,471 posts
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    Unbelievable that there's no ban. I knew Whelan was friends with the higher ups, but I didn't realise he was the Don.

    At least we know that sort of challenge isn't a foul now.

    Edited by King_Edward at 16:15:40 19-03-2013
  • SuperCoolEskimo 19 Mar 2013 16:15:45 11,107 posts
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    They should take retrospective action against the official who saw it then. These incompetent fuckers are just untouchable.
  • nickthegun 19 Mar 2013 16:20:21 68,406 posts
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    Didnt Wheelan get his leg smashed in a bad tackle, leading to his retirement? You would have thought he'd take a bit of a firmer stance on it.
  • ecu 19 Mar 2013 16:22:10 79,268 posts
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    Referees should be interviewed on TV after the game at times like this. It's as if the FA are trying to pretend they don't make mistakes.
  • ecu 19 Mar 2013 16:26:25 79,268 posts
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    Following consultation with the game's stakeholders (the Premier League, the Football League, the Professional Footballers’ Association, the League Managers’ Association, Professional Game Match Officials Limited and the National Game) in the summer, it was agreed that retrospective action should only be taken in respect of incidents which have not been seen by the match officials.

    Where one of the officials has seen a coming together of players, no retrospective action should be taken, regardless of whether he or she witnessed the full or particular nature of the challenge. This is to avoid the re-refereeing of incidents.

    In the case of McManaman, it has been confirmed that at least one of the match officials saw the coming together, though not the full extent of the challenge. In these circumstances retrospective action cannot be taken.

    The principal objective behind the not seen policy is to address off the ball incidents where match officials are unlikely to be in a position to witness misconduct.
    Do they not realise how stupid this sounds?
  • nickthegun 19 Mar 2013 16:27:48 68,406 posts
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    As I say, goal line technology is literally the least of the things that is needed to fix football.
  • Mr_Sleep 19 Mar 2013 16:36:02 20,459 posts
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    Wow, that's staggeringly misguided by the FA. If I was Newcastle I would seriously consider some form of legal action. Presumably the job of the referee is as much to protect the players as anything else, the referees answer to the FA and so the FA have allowed their employee to make a bad decision, the person who saw the challenge and did nothing about it should at least have some kind of fine/demotion as he's clearly not able to correctly assess the game.
  • King_Edward 19 Mar 2013 16:47:50 11,471 posts
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    Mr_Sleep wrote:
    Wow, that's staggeringly misguided by the FA. If I was Newcastle I would seriously consider some form of legal action.
    It's times like this I miss Shepard being in charge (believe me, it doesn't happen often). Big mouth, conman that he was, he'd get the rules changed and a few million compensation.

    Not sure Ashley will want the hassle.
  • billythekid 19 Mar 2013 16:53:51 12,041 posts
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    John Carver has been charged with misconduct :D
  • Mr_Sleep 19 Mar 2013 16:54:32 20,459 posts
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    Indeed, I can't see it happening, there'll be a bit of media focus and some strong words from both camps but it'll come to nothing and it'll be forgotten about by the summer.
  • nickthegun 19 Mar 2013 16:54:57 68,406 posts
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    Lol. The FA have just charged newcastles assistant manager with misconduct for having a go at mcmananamaman. Utter clowns.
  • SparkyMarky81 19 Mar 2013 16:55:52 597 posts
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    Pfft. So much for the 'Respect' campaign. I'm sure respect is something you earn and in the case of officals, they do themselves no good at all.

    I doubt many of the Toon players will have much respect for Halsey or his muppet linesmen after this shambles.

    If McMananaman cant be charged, the idiot who saw the incident and decided it wasn't worthy of even a free kick deserves sacking for gross ineptitude.

    Typical FA fools.
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