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Sonko Should Be Sent Off

Sonko Should Be Sent Off

The first foul Ibrahimo Sonko commits on Emmanuel Adebayor in Monday's night Arsenal - Reading clash, he should be sent off.

After speaking with his cousin, Daniel Bocande who was Ade's teammate at Metz, Sonko decided the best way to deal with the leggy Togan, is to kick him.

'My cousin said to me, 'Be careful, he is so quick! When he has the ball at his feet he can be really fast. I think he is the complete player, but apparently he doesn't like being kicked.' Sonko said in the Mirror

'I'm not really like that but if I have to kick him I will do it. My cousin told me kicking him is the only way to stop him playing. 'If you do it early on it puts him off. When he starts smiling you know he is going to play well; I hope he won't be smiling.'

Surely now that Sonko has publicly announced his intention to blatantly cheat, the referee will have to dish out instant punishment? Maybe an FA charge for bringing the game into disrepute? Of course not, because Arsenal 'do not like it up 'em!'

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Date:Sunday November 11 2007
Time: 1:56PM


How feeble is this article? For the entire history of football, opposition players have attempted to intimidate opponents before a game with verbals. The first tackles in a game have always had an intimidatory value on the opponents to see whether they are up for it. Adebyaor is big enough to handle himself. The referee will immediately stamp down on what is acceptible and what isn't it. All players commit fouls often caused by the opponents superior skills. To call for an instant red card, irrespective as to the actual incident and hence ruining the spectator value of the game is a disgrace. Indeed, calling for disciplinary action by the FA, is no better than Gooner fans squealing about the fact Anderson didn't get a yellow for imaginery card waving. Oh I forgot ... the sun shines out of the collective arses of the Arsenals first XI who never do no wrong. Hey, lets turn football into a non- contact sport like netball instead. Pathetic.
11/11/2007 14:32:00
What's the weather like up there high on your pedastal? Pathetic are your pithy, egregious comments revelling in a smug misguided assumption that what you have to say is of any real interest, pathetic is your inability to stand by any of your comments in the long term by constantly altering usernames, pathetic is your rampant tedious patriotism - the last refuge of a cowardly, deadly dull scoundrel dontcha know? now p1ss off Harry.
11/11/2007 14:40:00
It's called a professional foul Gromit, it's againt the rules. Physical football is great, part of the game. But if the only way a player a can get one over a fellow professional is to cheat then he shouldn't be allowed on a football pitch. If we allow players to set out to intentionally foul another player, then it will only be a matter of time before a player has his career cut short by someone trying to kick another player out of the game. Now isn't time for you to compile another courtcase against Vital Football?
11/11/2007 14:48:00
I've noticed over the last week since I've been a member that when this thing called a Nikolaijins rarely has anything coherent to say and usually has to resort to personal abuse. You mention nothing about calling for an opposition player to be sent off irrespective of the level of the foul, which is in itself unsporting ... and you try to pass me off as someone who probably thought the same as me as I did. As I understand that this chap must have been 'outed' as you lot choose to say here is my details as I understand you have to be a member of that forum to compare
11/11/2007 14:50:00
Now run along back to your goat molesting as the family pet is missing your amorous attentions
11/11/2007 14:51:00
Or shock horror actually contemplate going somewhere to watch your 'team' of crumbling mules attempt to get something out of Wigan?
11/11/2007 14:52:00
waaah waaah I'm gonna run and cry to vital waah waah! but yeah we're the pathetic ones lol, go and change your nappy Harry - smells like it's full again.
11/11/2007 14:55:00
Rocky7, grow up. Many players including Arsenal players of legend have often resorted to the 'professional' foul to stop the opposition - in fact the writer would have shown more wit and creativity in highlighting what an idiot Sonko is in annoucing his intentions ... now the ref is going to be watching him, plus Adebayor will know his game ... to say he should be red-carded for any offence, especially at the start of a game, when players are getting used to the speed of the game is a disgrace. And Paul, why don't you just ask my editor Vital JD for my personal details so you can check who I am ... I'm sure as the editor here you can do that? No doubt you'll provide some lame excuse why you can't. After all, it will ruin so many lines of personal attack when you cannot create a footballing argument.
11/11/2007 14:57:00
Niko - He's probably at the ground posting his comments. haven't you ever heard of mobilephone technology. Funnily enough, EnglishSpur's statement claiming he is not who we think he is, is almost word for word of the statement Gromit gave pretending not to be Sir_Harry. Word of advice ES, if you don't want to have to change your username every month, then just stick to your own will ALWAYS give yourself away on here.
11/11/2007 14:57:00
So Nikolajins, you clearly have looked up my details and as I'm not this other bloke, can I suggest some soap and water to wipe that egg off your face. I notice that you still havent once tried to provide any argument that it is right to call for the sending off of an opposition player irrespective of the offence they commit.
11/11/2007 14:59:00
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