Date: 25th August 2008 at 11:53am
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It was the sort of tackle that makes you wince.

When John Pantsil mistimed his tackle and caught Eboue, there were many around me who thought he should receive a card of some sorts.

As it was the referee simply awarded a free kick.

Sadly, it looks like we could become the first victims of the video camera this season.

Moves are afoot to get the referee to take a look at the challenge again to see if it was worthy of a yellow or a red card.

If the referee deems he missed something then Pantsil could be looking at a three game ban if red is deemed the necessary colour!

Doh!

 

9 Replies to “Pantsil Awaits Verdict.”

  • People constantly claim that a free-kick was only awarded. I could have sworn that the free-kick was in OUR favour and was given for a foul BEFORE that, in which case the information being given out is inaccurate, as no Arsenal free-kick was given!

  • one mis-timed challenge and they want to hang him – that’s what happens when Arsenal get beat!

  • Doesn’t deserve any ban. RussianHammer, yopur just missing him, so far he has been superb for us!

  • Well said, to be honest, if I were to refer any tackles to the video referee it would have been Danny Murphy’s BLATENT intentional trip on the edge of the box that really should have got him a straight red but saved us the game!

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