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Zaba Arsenal Red Overturned

Zaba Arsenal Red Overturned



MCFC have just announced that the English Football Association have withdrawn Pablo Zabaleta's three match suspension following a ludicrous red card at Arsenal...

City confirmed:

'Pablo Zabaleta's red card at Arsenal on Wednesday night has been overturned on appeal by the Football Association.
At a Regulatory Commission hearing today, a claim for wrongful dismissal from Zabaleta was upheld.

As a result, Zabaleta's three match suspension has been withdrawn and the Argentine defender is now available to face Leicester City in the FA Cup on Sunday.'


Zabaleta has been on fire for City this season and it would have been a travesty had he been sanctioned as a result of Bakari Sagna's pathetically instigated confrontation. That'll be another 'defeat' for Arsenal fans to seethe over this weekend!

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Writer:Bluey Armstrong VMC Newsdesk
Date:Friday January 7 2011
Time: 1:45PM

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You have to question yet again the standard of refereeing and linesmanship here. Justice done.
Johnny Baguette
07/01/2011 13:49:00
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That's ludicrous, he stood there while Sagna repeatidly nutted him, obviously that's worth a red *eye roll*.
bernio3000
07/01/2011 13:51:00
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Common sense prevails.
bluedub
07/01/2011 13:52:00
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Cue the indignant hoardes from the Emirates.
fifthcolumnblue
07/01/2011 13:56:00
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And before any Grassy Knollington's steam in, our David Bernstein isn't in charge of the FA......yet.
Johnny Baguette
07/01/2011 14:02:00
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Zab should of chucked himself on the floor and rolled round a few times OH hang on his name is not Wilshire is it
mark.mcfc
07/01/2011 14:05:00
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Wonders never cease, these appeals usually always fail for us. But this was a stonewall bad decision so it would have been hard to reject the appeal.
StuMCFC
07/01/2011 14:52:00
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Apparently Zabelata insulted Sagna which is why he lost his rag. One can easily imagine what that low-life would have said, but Bacary will take his punishment like a man. Which is more than can be said for some of your players. I mean, Jo. Lol! I've never seen such girly simulation in all my born days.
Wyn Mills
07/01/2011 16:27:00
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Ah Wyn c'mon you're an Arsenal fan, surely you should be used to simulation. You don't know the first thing about Zaba so why are you calling him a low life? He's not the one that threw his head or refused a peace offering is he?
bluedub
07/01/2011 16:31:00
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I know 3 things about Zabaleta. 1. He's slow 2. He can't tackle 3. He has a nasty mouth. That's enough for me to dislike him.
Wyn Mills
07/01/2011 16:35:00
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