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

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Tyson Fury Will Be Back!

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

Guidolin Shows His Class In Pre-Match Press Conference

Guidolin looked calm during today's pre-match press conference despite on-going speculation about his managerial job at Swansea City

Match Day Officials v Liverpool (1/10/16)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Liverpool this Saturday.

Which Manager Has Spent The Most?

The modern game tells us that the club who spends the most money wins. So does the manager who spends the most money win the most also?

Match Analysis: Swansea City 1-3 Manchester City

Detailed tactical match analysis of Swansea City's 3-1 home defeat against Premier League leaders Manchester City

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Manchester City
Suggested By:
Fabianski5%
Rangel2%
van der Hoorn55%
Amat2%
Naughton2%
Britton25%
Cork0%
Fer2%
Sigurdsson2%
Routledge0%
Llorente5%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 6 6 0 0 18 13
2 Spurs 6 4 2 0 14 7
3 Arsenal 6 4 1 1 13 8
4 Liverpool 6 4 1 1 13 7
5 Everton 6 4 1 1 13 6
6 Man Utd 6 4 0 2 12 5
7 Crystal Palace 6 3 1 2 10 3
8 Chelsea 6 3 1 2 10 1
9 Southampton 6 2 2 2 8 1
10 WBA 6 2 2 2 8 1
11 Watford 6 2 1 3 7 -1
12 Leicester City 6 2 1 3 7 -3
13 Burnley 6 2 1 3 7 -3
14 Hull City 6 2 1 3 7 -5
15 AFC Bournemouth 6 2 1 3 7 -5
16 Middlesbrough 6 1 2 3 5 -3
17 Swansea 6 1 1 4 4 -5
18 West Ham 6 1 0 5 3 -9
19 Stoke 6 0 2 4 2 -11
20 Sunderland 6 0 1 5 1 -7
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Oct 1 2016 12:30PM : Liverpool (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Watford (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 31 2016 8:00PM : Stoke City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 6 2016 3:00PM : Manchester United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 19 2016 3:00PM : Everton (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.forest fan9
2.Dennis Downing7
3.KevinE5
4.yugo231
5.Woody1
6.Phil W1