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Ludicrous Kompany Red Card Goes To Appeal

Manchester City FC have confirmed that the club has lodged an appeal with the Football Association against the straight red card Vincent Kompany shipped yesterday...

The City Captain was dismissed in the 12th minute for what Wayne Rooney, Michael Carrick and subsequently Chris Foy adjudged to have been a dangerous ball winning tackle.

For their part, the FA state that a hearing will take place in London before Liverpool arrive at an Etihad Stadium engulfed in defiant high spirits for Wednesday night's League Cup Semi-Final First leg.

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Writer: Johnny Baguette VMC Newsdesk Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday January 9 2012

Time: 2:02PM

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Every man and his dog knows it was a bad decision - hell, even most rags admit it was wrong for Foy to send Kompany off, with Nicky Butt saying he thought it was the best tackle of the season! But do you think that will make any difference to the FA? Nope, they will blindly back their incompetent official, despite his howlers at Chelsea/QPR and Stroke/Spurs. If they backed down now they would be admittting that one of their officials is basically incompetent and not worthy of his position in the game. And they'll never admit that, will they? We can all live in hope, but I'm not very optimistic about having the red overturned - I've probably got more chance of winning the Euro Millions draw.
Good luck Vinnie. Hopefully common sense prevails.
Their odious**** of a manager needs fining for his lies about Kompany, 'ive seen him do it a few times and he's gotten away with it' . He's clearly trying to influence any appeal. The idiot is a born liar. Good luck Vinny, you'll need it as long as *****s like him are in the game
Vinnie should sue him for slander.
Result due tomorrow afternoon. If the appeal is rejected, the it's time to accept that if we're going to win anything this season (and indeed in the future), we'll have to do it the very hard way...
Rooney says it was a two footed tackle and therefore a red, so if Rooney says it was a red, it must be true and he indicated as much to Mr Foy and Mr Foy says Rooney is always right and sent off poor Vinnie. I mean even after seeing the replays Taggart and Shrek still insist it was a red. Are we that biased, perhaps their penalty wasn't a pen, no, we all agree on that one, Mr Foy got the decision right there. So whose is the red faced this morning.
Buzz Lightyear
Wow, that Giggs tackle looks even worse now than I remembered Stu.
Spot on Robson. The distasteful scot has always said he will do whatever it takes to give his team an advantage and not necessarily in the match in question. Losing Vincent for the rest of the month is more of a problem against Spuds on a day when the stretfords play Arsenal. He is a cheat himself, so if the scouse Bruce Forsyth. Let us do it the hard way and let us do it playing the kind of football that Stretford Wimbledon can only dream of.
Ban appeal was unsuccessful. No surprise there to be fair. Was correct decision
Correct decision my arse, perfectly good tackle.
Timely interception by the FA + Premier League, just like any other rival of the most foul club in the world we're now suffering from dodgy decisions and one-eyed officiating. How many red cards is that lately? 4? 5? Apparently we're a dirty team despite having 70% possession most games.
I spoke to someone at the FA a short while ago.He was quite open and honest,unlike his bosses at the FA and Mike Riley at the PGMO(referees association).In his report,Foy reported the Kompany tackle as serious foul play,yet the two footed foul from Giggs was reported as "a footballing incident".They had a look at the Evra forearm smash,but it could have been deemed to be a hand,not an elbow.Foy did not report the incident,so for it to be properly investigated,City would have to have put it it in their report.The PGMO is run by Mike Riley(record number of penalties given to Utd by any referee ever),so if we think we are going to get straight referees against the scum,I think we are passing water in the wind.
Don't forget, our old pal David Gill sits quite happily on the FA board. The Chief Executive - of Manchester Un***d - sits on the board of the body that "governs" English football. YCMIU. Yet the rags have the temerity to bleat on about "agent Bernstein" PMSL! There is no other business or public body that would allow such a blatant conflict of interest as the FA does with Gill.
P.S. Here's the list of the board members on the FA's official site if you don't believe me.

FFS get over it - when you beat us 6-1 at OT we didn't carry on this bleating for ages like you lot have......
That's because we beat you, no no scratch that humiliated you fair and square.
lol - no - you beat us, just like we beat you on Sunday
No it wasn't just like, that's the point, you beat us, we did more than just beat you, we humiliated you.
You all went into hiding after the annihilation at the swamp, you can't talk when you're in shock!
Oh, and the ref didn't drop more bollocxks than Mrs Brains have faggots in that game, so you had no reason to be upset about anything - you got destroyed fair and square.
Bluedub - we let you humiliate us cos we kept going after the game chasing to score for a comeback - we didnt even humiliate Arsenal when we beat them by such a large margin at the start of the season - large scorelines dont often tell the full story so to speak - decisions can go for and against teams, and also if we had just shut up shop then you probably wouldnt have got another let alone another 3.....
Doesn't take away from the fact that we humiliated you.
OMG did you not read what I wrote?? Yes you humiliated us, as we really did let you by keeping on coming at you with 10 men. Cleverley humilated Yaya in the Charity Shield - Im over it already - maybe you need to get over it too
No I'm still proud of the fact that we humiliated you ;-)
And Im proud of the way we have humiliated you over the last 25 years - winning things when you guys haven't!

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