Suspension

Analysing the The FA’s decision to rescind the red card for Newcastle’s Paul Dummett

Analysing the The FA’s decision to rescind the red card for Newcastle’s Paul Dummett 4

The first time you saw Paul Dummett’s challenge on Luis Suarez at Anfield, I’m guessing you thought that it warranted a red card - me too. The collision between the two players was forceful and the respective reactions seemed to suggest that Dummett had been reckless or put his opponent in danger. When the incident(…)

Tottenham’s chances of overturning Younes Kaboul’s red card 9

After Younes Kaboul was sent-off during Tottenham’s game with Chelsea at the weekend, there were a lot of Spurs fans who - with the North London derby in mind - were assuming that the defender’s suspension would be rescinded on appeal. I’m not so sure about that. There’s a difference between a red card being(…)

Stan Collymore weighing in on Rooney-gate 0

Free £20 bet on Liverpool & Manchester United? Go on then. Oh Stan, you just make it so hard for anybody to like you. Collymore, along with a few others from the generation of pundits, has become increasingly fond of publicising his intentionally contrary opinions. Little surprise then, that he weighed-in on the Wayne Rooney(…)

Excessive Rooney suspension is a display of UEFA’s agenda 0

Want a free £20 bet on tomorrow’s Liverpool/Manchester United game? Of course you do… The consequences of this decision have slightly overshadowed the principle of it, but a three game suspension for Wayne Rooney’s hack against Montenegro is a little excessive. Yes, if that foul had been committed in The Premier League then you couldn’t(…)