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Video – Red Devils Player Should Have Been Booked For This

10:34 pm, Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 6 Comments

Referees have to get a lot more strict on players who fling themselves to the ground when another player is nowhere near them.

There was an excellent illustration today at Old Trafford in the second half when Belgian International winger Adnan Januzaj went around Mbemba, but then he just flung himself to the floor looking for a foul – he should have been booked for that – why wasn’t he?

This is cheating – plain and simple – and we need to bring these instances to the attention of the FA – maybe he needs a retroactive yellow card?

Tags: Cheating · Newcastle News · Premier League · Video

6 responses so far ↓

  • 1 JackButler // Aug 22, 2015 at 10:50 PM

    Christ if people thought we are bad at the back, take a look at West Ham in their first half against Bournmouth

  • 2 JAMSHA // Aug 22, 2015 at 10:51 PM


  • 3 Jib // Aug 22, 2015 at 10:53 PM

    Chancel give him the dreaded Congolese little finger jab – those guys can bring down an elephant with one of those.

  • 4 Take a Chancel on me // Aug 22, 2015 at 10:56 PM

    I knew Swansea would slip up at some point, I just didn’t want it to be against the Mackems 🙁

  • 5 gonufc (Newcastle United Sports Direct Advertising Club) // Aug 22, 2015 at 10:57 PM

    Thought this one was strange/ hilarious/ infuriating. Obviously should’ve been booked.

    Really impressed with M’bemba today, he’s technically better than I expected and is seriously quick for a defender!

  • 6 Ericles // Aug 23, 2015 at 1:09 PM

    What does one expect against the Manky’s? They expect to have referees treat them leniently and preferentially. Their arrogance knows no bounds.

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