Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Warnock: Sending Off Was Right Decision

Warnock: Sending Off Was Right Decision

Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock believes the referee made the correct decision in sending off Albert Serran in today's 0-0 draw at the Liberty Stadium.

The Spanish defender was shown a straight red early on in the first half for what looked like a nothing challenge, but Warnock told BBC Sport it was for an elbow:

'It was for violent conduct,''

'The lad won the ball, but you only have to look at Neil Danns' lip to see that he caught him with his elbow.

'Neil was the villain of the pantomime, but I thought it was the right decision.

'Swansea fought really hard throughout the game and it was no surprise they tired in the last 15 minutes when their 'keeper (Dorus deVries) made some good saves.

'Sometimes it is more difficult to play against 10 men, but we tried to go out for the win and could have done it in the closing minutes.

'I'm really disappointed because we had the opportunity to take all three points.''



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Monday December 28 2009
Time: 7:24PM

Comments

0
What a****!
trueswan16
28/12/2009 22:30:00
0
seen it on tv now, never in a million years, if he did catch him with an elbow it was completly accidental
cyjax
29/12/2009 08:50:00
0
Didnt touch him , as *****er said his player was in a Pantomime.
cornellyjak
29/12/2009 13:06:00
0
This is rich from Warnock, someone who slates referees at the drop of a hat when it doesn't go his way. I've seen the incident again and Serran clearly doesn't intentionally touch the Palace player. The referee is influenced by the play-acting. This wasn't an isolated incident, there were loads of decisions that went against the Swans--the Pintado penalty claim was the most blatant. Sometimes referees don't like some sides--obviously this one was biased--no question. What I would like to say though is well played Swans---great result under very difficult circumstances.
Philto
29/12/2009 15:30:00
0
Throughout the year refs have made some very poor decisions. I think the time has come for a TV official. Let's be honest here, people say there would be too much time wasted, but no the time wasted are the arguements that ensue because everyone see's something else... Hey, a Red Card, or Goal will ultimately change the game, I'd rather a few moments than see any club hard-done-by for a bad choice. BTW Extra on-pitch officals DONT work, they actually cause MORE mistakes, again recent TV showed the up recently but no names menioned - One excuse could be even more fan intimidation, who knows.
OriginalXOR
29/12/2009 18:22:00
0
why does Warnock always insist on stirring things up? everybody who's seen the incident can see its clearly not a sending off, so whats he trying to achieve, maybe somehow thinking he has the power to stop the decision being overturned? the incident happened and it benefitted his team, why can't he just be happy with a large slice of luck thats earned his team a point.
Jackman2006
31/12/2009 11:51:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Normal Service Resumed - Utter Shambles at Spurs

Swansea City were quickly back to their hold habits under Bob Bradley this afternoon with another shocking display at Spurs - who romped to an extremely comfortable 5-0 thrashing win.

After a d

Stats: Tottenham Hotspur v Swansea City

All the stats from Tottenham Hotspur (5) vs (0) Swansea City, White Hart Lane, 3rd December 2016 Att: 31,663

Team Line-Ups & Updates: Spurs vs Swansea City

Team line-ups and match updates as Swansea City face Spurs a White Hart Lane

FA Cup Ball Numbers Known (3/12/16)

With FA Cup second round ties taking place this weekend, the ball numbers for the third round draw of the competition have now been allocated.

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

After the 5-0 defeat to Spurs, should Bob Bradley be sacked?
Suggested By:
Yes88%
No12%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 14 11 1 2 34 21
2 Arsenal 14 9 4 1 31 19
3 Liverpool 13 9 3 1 30 18
4 Man City 14 9 3 2 30 15
5 Spurs 14 7 6 1 27 14
6 WBA 14 5 5 4 20 3
7 Man Utd 13 5 5 3 20 3
8 Everton 13 5 4 4 19 1
9 Stoke 14 5 4 5 19 -3
10 Watford 14 5 3 6 18 -6
11 Southampton 14 4 5 5 17 -2
12 AFC Bournemouth 13 4 3 6 15 -4
13 Crystal Palace 14 4 2 8 14 -2
14 Burnley 14 4 2 8 14 -11
15 Leicester City 14 3 4 7 13 -7
16 Middlesbrough 13 2 6 5 12 -3
17 West Ham 14 3 3 8 12 -14
18 Sunderland 14 3 2 9 11 -10
19 Hull City 13 3 2 8 11 -17
20 Swansea 14 2 3 9 9 -15
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Sunderland (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 14 2016 8:00PM : West Bromwich Albion (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Middlesbrough (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : West Ham United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (H)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 3 2017 8:00PM : Crystal Palace (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W1
2.Dennis Downing1
3.Budda2000.51
Vital Football Comment