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FA Charge Cesc, Brown & Fabregas

Cesc Fabregas & Phil 'Carphone Warehouse' Brown have both been presented with FA charges of improper conduct following the contentious FA cup match at Ashburton Grove back in March.

Arsenal captain, Cesc Fabregas has been handed 2 charges, one for encroaching on the field of play after the final whistle, and a second for alledegly spitting in the face of at the feet of assistant Hull City coach Brian Horton on the pitch in the players tunnel after the game.

An FA statement said,

Cesc Fabregas and Phil Brown have both been charged with improper conduct.

Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas and Hull City manager Phil Brown have both been charged with improper conduct.

The charges relate to matters arising from the FA Cup match between Arsenal and Hull at the Emirates Stadium on 17 March.

Fabregas faces two charges of improper conduct relating to his conduct on the pitch following the game. One charge concerns his behaviour in coming onto the pitch after the final whistle, the second charge relates to an alleged spitting incident. The charges are based on submissions from Hull City and video evidence.

Brown is charged with improper conduct and/or bringing the game into disrepute in relation to media comments made after the game concerning referee Mike Riley.

Fabregas and Brown have until 12 May to respond.






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Writer: Rocky7 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday April 24 2009

Time: 4:12PM

Your Comments

Since i have never heard of the F.A before i will take a guess that the intitals stand for fu**** a-holes
paul_ownz
Since i have never heard of the F.A before i will take a guess that the intitals stand for fu**** a-holes
paul_ownz
You got it right, paul. Unbelievable, I just can't believe this decision has come down. I really believed that the FA would do nothing since it was just a question of he said/he said. I also can't believe Hull's pursuit of this against a club that opened their arms to them in their preparation for the game that took them to the PL. A club that treated them very well when they first came to play at the Grove and beat us on our home ground. A truly classy club would've resolved this privately with Arsenal. I had only good things to say about Hull before, not anymore. I hope they go down and never come back up again.
jaelle
You got it right, paul. Unbelievable, I just can't believe this decision has come down. I really believed that the FA would do nothing since it was just a question of he said/he said. I also can't believe Hull's pursuit of this against a club that opened their arms to them in their preparation for the game that took them to the PL. A club that treated them very well when they first came to play at the Grove and beat us on our home ground. A truly classy club would've resolved this privately with Arsenal. I had only good things to say about Hull before, not anymore. I hope they go down and never come back up again.
jaelle
There is video and photographic evidence. Phil Brown took the video and photo evidence with his brand new LG touch. With its 3.2 mega pixel camera and flash you to can take quality pictures and edit them just like lying phil. Package comes with free bluetooth headset and matching leather case, available at your nearest carphone warehouse.
iceman10
It comes down to this for me: If Hull had of beaten Arsenal at the Emirates and got to the Semi-finals of the FA cup, do you not think for one minute, that every single member of the Hull coaching staff, medical staff, players, etc, would have run on to that pitch in vainglorious delight at knocking one of the big boys out. Of course they would. So this charge of entering the field is indicative of extremely sour grapes on Hull's behalf. As for the spit, I didn't see it, and you can be damn sure Wenger didn't.
ChaosTeaCup
There is video and photographic evidence. Phil Brown took the video and photo evidence with his brand new LG touch. With its 3.2 mega pixel camera and flash you to can take quality pictures and edit them just like lying phil. Package comes with free bluetooth headset and matching leather case, available at your nearest carphone warehouse.
iceman10
It comes down to this for me: If Hull had of beaten Arsenal at the Emirates and got to the Semi-finals of the FA cup, do you not think for one minute, that every single member of the Hull coaching staff, medical staff, players, etc, would have run on to that pitch in vainglorious delight at knocking one of the big boys out. Of course they would. So this charge of entering the field is indicative of extremely sour grapes on Hull's behalf. As for the spit, I didn't see it, and you can be damn sure Wenger didn't.
ChaosTeaCup
Why's it wrong to go on the pitch after the final whistle?!?!?!? Did they charge Cesc for wearing a black jacket with a hoodie too?!!???!!
GoonerLou
Why's it wrong to go on the pitch after the final whistle?!?!?!? Did they charge Cesc for wearing a black jacket with a hoodie too?!!???!!
GoonerLou
This is insane. Arsene apparently says video doesn't show a thing happening. Therefore FA charge Cesc on the word of some pumped up sore losers? Not even any evidence from match officials? If the club lawyers don't have a field day with this- I don't know what the world is coming to. Brown - a man with no class. You don't belong in the same league as Arsenal. You deserve to be relegated. C'mon Liverpool on Saturday.
julieloveshenry4ever
This is insane. Arsene apparently says video doesn't show a thing happening. Therefore FA charge Cesc on the word of some pumped up sore losers? Not even any evidence from match officials? If the club lawyers don't have a field day with this- I don't know what the world is coming to. Brown - a man with no class. You don't belong in the same league as Arsenal. You deserve to be relegated. C'mon Liverpool on Saturday.
julieloveshenry4ever
I hate them all to be honest with you. Allardyce, Phil Brown, Sammy lee. Their is always that air of dishonesty, scumminess and deceit about them all. Allardyce today saying sammy lee should not of got involved with something that was between him and Rafa yet is acceptable for Ferguson to comment on. My dream would be for Blackburn & Hull to get relegated controversially so i can see them moan all the way down to the championship. I dotn have anything against the teams, just their managers.
paul_ownz
I hate them all to be honest with you. Allardyce, Phil Brown, Sammy lee. Their is always that air of dishonesty, scumminess and deceit about them all. Allardyce today saying sammy lee should not of got involved with something that was between him and Rafa yet is acceptable for Ferguson to comment on. My dream would be for Blackburn & Hull to get relegated controversially so i can see them moan all the way down to the championship. I dotn have anything against the teams, just their managers.
paul_ownz
He hasn't been charged with walking on the pitch after the game, he's been charged with 'improper conduct relating to his conduct on the pitch following the game' and he has no-one to blame but himslef. Tjough you lot can feel free to keep blaiming Brownie, if it makes you feel better.
lambrettaman
He hasn't been charged with walking on the pitch after the game, he's been charged with 'improper conduct relating to his conduct on the pitch following the game' and he has no-one to blame but himslef. Tjough you lot can feel free to keep blaiming Brownie, if it makes you feel better.
lambrettaman
'he has no-one to blame but himslef' why?
GoonerLou
'he has no-one to blame but himslef' why?
GoonerLou
The fact is they have charged Cesc with two separate offenses because they know fully well the spitting charge will fall apart. Therefore they will find him guilty of aggressive behaviour on the pitch after the final whistle & give him a 1 or 2 match ban. If there was any evidence of him spitting they wouldn't have stated the charge relates to an "alleged" offence in the tunnel, after all they have video evidence. The trouble is you've now got the Hull chairman releasing a statement basically saying how this proves Brown & Horton were telling the truth & everyone apart from gooners will fall for it!!
Ashburton Gooner
The fact is they have charged Cesc with two separate offenses because they know fully well the spitting charge will fall apart. Therefore they will find him guilty of aggressive behaviour on the pitch after the final whistle & give him a 1 or 2 match ban. If there was any evidence of him spitting they wouldn't have stated the charge relates to an "alleged" offence in the tunnel, after all they have video evidence. The trouble is you've now got the Hull chairman releasing a statement basically saying how this proves Brown & Horton were telling the truth & everyone apart from gooners will fall for it!!
Ashburton Gooner
Lambrettaman; I a presuming here that you are a Hull City fan. In which case I feel sorry for you that you are lumbered with such an ignoramus of a manager. First of all he humiliates your players in front of the fans and then he fails to accept a cup defeat gracefully but instead tries to make as much trouble as possible out of pure bitterness. Last week he insults Sunderland and then gets beaten. That didn't do your club much service either. The fact is that our club captain is ENTITLED to walk onto his own pitch and congratulate his team mates and he is certainly entitled to tell off visiting players and staff who try to abuse us in our own ground. Another fact is that Brown was caught lying at least once in the aftermath of his disrespectful tirade on AFC premises. With your start to the season you should be nowhere near danger. If you could ditch that muppet I for one would be delighted to see Hull stay up in May. Have absolutely nothing against Hull City or their fans. But perma-tan Brown and his mate Allardyce- plonkers of the highest order. The sad thing is that the FA have swallowed Brown's petty little vendetta.
julieloveshenry4ever
Lambrettaman; I a presuming here that you are a Hull City fan. In which case I feel sorry for you that you are lumbered with such an ignoramus of a manager. First of all he humiliates your players in front of the fans and then he fails to accept a cup defeat gracefully but instead tries to make as much trouble as possible out of pure bitterness. Last week he insults Sunderland and then gets beaten. That didn't do your club much service either. The fact is that our club captain is ENTITLED to walk onto his own pitch and congratulate his team mates and he is certainly entitled to tell off visiting players and staff who try to abuse us in our own ground. Another fact is that Brown was caught lying at least once in the aftermath of his disrespectful tirade on AFC premises. With your start to the season you should be nowhere near danger. If you could ditch that muppet I for one would be delighted to see Hull stay up in May. Have absolutely nothing against Hull City or their fans. But perma-tan Brown and his mate Allardyce- plonkers of the highest order. The sad thing is that the FA have swallowed Brown's petty little vendetta.
julieloveshenry4ever
lambrettaman, YOUR MANAGER WAS CHARGED AS WELL.
jaelle
lambrettaman, YOUR MANAGER WAS CHARGED AS WELL.
jaelle
Cesc will be cleared of the spit gate as there is no independent evidence but the orangutan will most definitely be found guilty because of his comments about the ref. Now if the sweet FA could please get him to explain to us all what kind of club The Arsenal is? I have been waiting for an explanation from Hull for some time now but they seem hellbent of sweeping that one under the carpet.
Armory
Cesc will be cleared of the spit gate as there is no independent evidence but the orangutan will most definitely be found guilty because of his comments about the ref. Now if the sweet FA could please get him to explain to us all what kind of club The Arsenal is? I have been waiting for an explanation from Hull for some time now but they seem hellbent of sweeping that one under the carpet.
Armory
The boss revealed the video evidence and felt 'there is nothing in there really against Cesc' and that ' there was enough evidence in what Iíve seen that the case should have been dropped' so he was 'very positive having seen the evidence'. Ok great, boss, please APPEAL. It doesn't matter if you're 'not a great fan of appeals' but it's about clearing Cesc's name, and our club's, because that Phil Clown insulted all of us by saying that's 'what this club is about'. Time for justice! http://www.arsenal.com/news/news-archive/wenger-very-positive-about-fabregas-charges
GoonerLou
The boss revealed the video evidence and felt 'there is nothing in there really against Cesc' and that ' there was enough evidence in what Iíve seen that the case should have been dropped' so he was 'very positive having seen the evidence'. Ok great, boss, please APPEAL. It doesn't matter if you're 'not a great fan of appeals' but it's about clearing Cesc's name, and our club's, because that Phil Clown insulted all of us by saying that's 'what this club is about'. Time for justice! http://www.arsenal.com/news/news-archive/wenger-very-positive-about-fabregas-charges
GoonerLou
Typo: +reviewed -revealed
GoonerLou
Typo: +reviewed -revealed
GoonerLou
Quote from Dufen on sky sports: I was personally horrified by some of the wider press reaction to the accusations that were made by Phil and Brian following the game at the Emirates. "As far as I am concerned, the most important thing is that everybody understands that everything they said was true. We will see what happens as the process unfolds." So Arsene did never shake Phil's hand after the two previous games? was the video evidence and the photo evidence showing the opposite not conclusive enough for him or does he belive it was falsified. Did Cesc spit in Horton's face on the pitch or on the floor in the tunnel and as we are at it the Hull chairman Mr Duffen might be able to explain what his manager meant by "it shows what this club is about" what are we about Mr Duffen?
Armory
Quote from Dufen on sky sports: I was personally horrified by some of the wider press reaction to the accusations that were made by Phil and Brian following the game at the Emirates. "As far as I am concerned, the most important thing is that everybody understands that everything they said was true. We will see what happens as the process unfolds." So Arsene did never shake Phil's hand after the two previous games? was the video evidence and the photo evidence showing the opposite not conclusive enough for him or does he belive it was falsified. Did Cesc spit in Horton's face on the pitch or on the floor in the tunnel and as we are at it the Hull chairman Mr Duffen might be able to explain what his manager meant by "it shows what this club is about" what are we about Mr Duffen?
Armory
Xenophobia has found a new home in Hull, its primary residential address is the manager's office, and it may sometime be found lounging in the Chairman's seat. If the FA takes this much further, it only proves the fact that its staffed and controlled by men with little or no capacity for original thoughts who would fit right into little England. Would they have brought these ludicrous charges if Cesc was English and playing for Manure? How many times has that epitome of English civility, Rooney abused, cursed and disrespected refrees sans sanctions? It beggars belief that the FA looked rationally at Hull's allegations and deemed it worthy of any consideration. I am appalled. This is a new low for them.
deledudu
Xenophobia has found a new home in Hull, its primary residential address is the manager's office, and it may sometime be found lounging in the Chairman's seat. If the FA takes this much further, it only proves the fact that its staffed and controlled by men with little or no capacity for original thoughts who would fit right into little England. Would they have brought these ludicrous charges if Cesc was English and playing for Manure? How many times has that epitome of English civility, Rooney abused, cursed and disrespected refrees sans sanctions? It beggars belief that the FA looked rationally at Hull's allegations and deemed it worthy of any consideration. I am appalled. This is a new low for them.
deledudu
Just wateched AW's press conference on the official site. A reporter asked him about any ban Cesc might get and his response was interesting. Before he was asked that he said that he'd looked at the evidence and video and saw nothing to charge Cesc with. When answering the question, his response was to repeat that he didn't think there was anything Cesc could be charged with, and seemed to dismiss the possibility of any ban.
jaelle
Just wateched AW's press conference on the official site. A reporter asked him about any ban Cesc might get and his response was interesting. Before he was asked that he said that he'd looked at the evidence and video and saw nothing to charge Cesc with. When answering the question, his response was to repeat that he didn't think there was anything Cesc could be charged with, and seemed to dismiss the possibility of any ban.
jaelle
I'm sure non gooners will dismiss our complaints as paranoia, but the truth is that we've been the receipient of some trully appalling adjudications by the footballing authorities in England and few have been ready to credit Arsenal and Arsene with the widespread appeal enjoyed by the English Premiership. Phil Brown's pimpish imagination should never have been dignified with any response and if I had any doubt as to just how stupid the FA is, its just been erased. I hope these asinine charges are rigorously defended and shown for the tissues of lies that they really are. Arsenal have been too willing to roll over and play dead in the past, methinks its hightime we stood up and fight back for once. Can you imagine them pulling this on ol' red nose and manure?
deledudu
I'm sure non gooners will dismiss our complaints as paranoia, but the truth is that we've been the receipient of some trully appalling adjudications by the footballing authorities in England and few have been ready to credit Arsenal and Arsene with the widespread appeal enjoyed by the English Premiership. Phil Brown's pimpish imagination should never have been dignified with any response and if I had any doubt as to just how stupid the FA is, its just been erased. I hope these asinine charges are rigorously defended and shown for the tissues of lies that they really are. Arsenal have been too willing to roll over and play dead in the past, methinks its hightime we stood up and fight back for once. Can you imagine them pulling this on ol' red nose and manure?
deledudu
who cares, did u see the state of hes jacket he was wearing says it all
123spurs
who cares, did u see the state of hes jacket he was wearing says it all
123spurs
i thought only sum bags wore hoody's
123spurs
i thought only sum bags wore hoody's
123spurs
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Phartman87
It's impossible to comment on the legitimacy of these charges in an unbiased way without seeing all of the evidence personally. I do however think that it's a very strange thing for Phil Brown to 'make up' (even though he went about it like a yob) and the fact the FA didn't just dismiss the charges suggests some level of inappropriate conduct be Cesc in the tunnel. Nothing more then a fine though
Phartman87
It's impossible to comment on the legitimacy of these charges in an unbiased way without seeing all of the evidence personally. I do however think that it's a very strange thing for Phil Brown to 'make up' (even though he went about it like a yob) and the fact the FA didn't just dismiss the charges suggests some level of inappropriate conduct be Cesc in the tunnel. Nothing more then a fine though
Phartman87
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Phartman87
Phil Brown gave two different accounts of the spitting accident. Fact. Phil Brown said no one else was their, fact. Phil Brown said his assistant told him, another fact. Hull dug up a witness after Phil Brown had gone on record in the immediate aftermath that there were no witnesses. I am a lawyer with considerable trial experience and knowledge of the common law system, and in my jurisdiction, no competent court or tribunal will proceed as the FA has in the face of nothing but Phil Brown's infantile rantings and fabrications. You can be too nice sometimes, and I think Arsenal has been too nice on and off the field. No one would dare pull this kind of stunt on ol' red nose and its galling that they are always dumping on my club secured in the knowledge that we'll as usual simply roll over. I say we fight this all the way, I've had it up to the gills with all the crap and I'll be suprised if I'm the only one. And by the way spuddy, why don't you just eff off!
deledudu
Phil Brown gave two different accounts of the spitting accident. Fact. Phil Brown said no one else was their, fact. Phil Brown said his assistant told him, another fact. Hull dug up a witness after Phil Brown had gone on record in the immediate aftermath that there were no witnesses. I am a lawyer with considerable trial experience and knowledge of the common law system, and in my jurisdiction, no competent court or tribunal will proceed as the FA has in the face of nothing but Phil Brown's infantile rantings and fabrications. You can be too nice sometimes, and I think Arsenal has been too nice on and off the field. No one would dare pull this kind of stunt on ol' red nose and its galling that they are always dumping on my club secured in the knowledge that we'll as usual simply roll over. I say we fight this all the way, I've had it up to the gills with all the crap and I'll be suprised if I'm the only one. And by the way spuddy, why don't you just eff off!
deledudu
What's a sum bag? Bag full of numbers,plus and minuse's?
Armory
What's a sum bag? Bag full of numbers,plus and minuse's?
Armory
THAT jacket Spudface was probably dolce&gabbana in which case it probably cost more than even your players spend in a year on hair clips and hairspray. Though it must run pretty close I grant you. :-)
julieloveshenry4ever
THAT jacket Spudface was probably dolce&gabbana in which case it probably cost more than even your players spend in a year on hair clips and hairspray. Though it must run pretty close I grant you. :-)
julieloveshenry4ever
SCUM........an wenger does all yer players gel
123spurs
SCUM........an wenger does all yer players gel
123spurs
hahaha! lol! funny article! Cesc is an (allegedly) dirty player! Who saw him spit on our Ballack when he was playing for Bayern? I did! Whats going to happen to him? Nothing, because hes a big player for a "big" club. It doesn't matter anyway, he (along with Wenger) are going to Barce/Real over the summer!
haigh_for_7
hahaha! lol! funny article! Cesc is an (allegedly) dirty player! Who saw him spit on our Ballack when he was playing for Bayern? I did! Whats going to happen to him? Nothing, because hes a big player for a "big" club. It doesn't matter anyway, he (along with Wenger) are going to Barce/Real over the summer!
haigh_for_7
For anyone to say he 'saw' Cesc spitting at Michael Ballack is either ignorant or unfair or simply dumb. Bayern's director said no such incident happened on that day or he would've known otherwise. A German journalist also testified as much after interviewing Ballack post-much without any mention of any spitting incident whatsoever. Talk about innocent until proven guilty in a civilised society, which England was last time I checked. To bring anyone's apparel into this discussion is downright irrelevant or clutching at straws to try and throw something at Cesc, a desperate attempt. Not to mention that wearing a hoody = thug is a rather 20th century perception and it came from a culture before Cesc's time in England. I don't know what's not there to understand. Btw no quotes here, but the Independent revealed something about the video 'evidence': http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/news-and-comment/video-could-clear-fabregas-1673934.html
GoonerLou
For anyone to say he 'saw' Cesc spitting at Michael Ballack is either ignorant or unfair or simply dumb. Bayern's director said no such incident happened on that day or he would've known otherwise. A German journalist also testified as much after interviewing Ballack post-much without any mention of any spitting incident whatsoever. Talk about innocent until proven guilty in a civilised society, which England was last time I checked. To bring anyone's apparel into this discussion is downright irrelevant or clutching at straws to try and throw something at Cesc, a desperate attempt. Not to mention that wearing a hoody = thug is a rather 20th century perception and it came from a culture before Cesc's time in England. I don't know what's not there to understand. Btw no quotes here, but the Independent revealed something about the video 'evidence': http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/news-and-comment/video-could-clear-fabregas-1673934.html
GoonerLou
123spurs, so you got nothing to talk about back in vital spud? See that you got tried of the deluded bunch back there.
BMF
123spurs, so you got nothing to talk about back in vital spud? See that you got tried of the deluded bunch back there.
BMF
BMF ur on vital spurs alot to
123spurs
BMF ur on vital spurs alot to
123spurs
tried i think u ment tired.
123spurs
tried i think u ment tired.
123spurs
123Spunk: I think you ment 'meant', 'you', 'too', 'a lot', and 'you're'......R u en inglush teechur?
SUX2BU
123Spunk: I think you ment 'meant', 'you', 'too', 'a lot', and 'you're'......R u en inglush teechur?
SUX2BU
Well da, 123spurs, didn't you ask me the same question, when I was there having a friendly chat with the spuds?
BMF
Well da, 123spurs, didn't you ask me the same question, when I was there having a friendly chat with the spuds?
BMF
I think he'll be let off with a fine. So why all the fuss??
JT_daniel
I think he'll be let off with a fine. So why all the fuss??
JT_daniel
A fine for wearing a hoodie though? They cant charge him for entering the field of play, wait for the cup final and you will see many players who were not involved in the game entering the field of play to celebrate with team mates but because they are in suits its ok? The spitting is a non event for me, people will say why did Brown and Horton make this up but one look at the collusion of Fergie and Allardyce on the Rafa gestures incident will show you managers are capable of such things.
iceman10
A fine for wearing a hoodie though? They cant charge him for entering the field of play, wait for the cup final and you will see many players who were not involved in the game entering the field of play to celebrate with team mates but because they are in suits its ok? The spitting is a non event for me, people will say why did Brown and Horton make this up but one look at the collusion of Fergie and Allardyce on the Rafa gestures incident will show you managers are capable of such things.
iceman10
So it's okay to be fined for something he didn't do? Going on the pitch is something he did but their evidence of Cesc spitting at Hull's assistant manager is rather weak.
BMF
So it's okay to be fined for something he didn't do? Going on the pitch is something he did but their evidence of Cesc spitting at Hull's assistant manager is rather weak.
BMF
What a complete farce, I do so hope this is contested I really do. I hope the whole reserves plus the under 18's go on the pitch the next time. He is the captain of our side, for goodness sake. Is this all an attempt to upset us at the end of the season, surely not. As for Brown and company, they should be drummed out of football. A deliberate attempt to discredit our captain and our team. As for idiots such as 123, please Rocky even his attempts to deride us are not worth printing.
alwaysgunner
What a complete farce, I do so hope this is contested I really do. I hope the whole reserves plus the under 18's go on the pitch the next time. He is the captain of our side, for goodness sake. Is this all an attempt to upset us at the end of the season, surely not. As for Brown and company, they should be drummed out of football. A deliberate attempt to discredit our captain and our team. As for idiots such as 123, please Rocky even his attempts to deride us are not worth printing.
alwaysgunner
http://www.sporthull.co.uk/football/hull_city/tigers_news/displayarticle.php?ID=12378 have a read of this tripe.
alwaysgunner
http://www.sporthull.co.uk/football/hull_city/tigers_news/displayarticle.php?ID=12378 have a read of this tripe.
alwaysgunner
What worries me about all this is the length of time it as taken just to get to the "charges" stage! The game in question was held on Tuesday 17th March over 5wks ago, then there's just over 2wks for Cesc response to these "charges" and probably another 1-2 wks for the FA to look over the responses. So in all that 8-9 wks after the game the "verdict" will be known. Lets just look at the games Cesc will be involded with before the 12th May 26TH April M'boro 29th April 1st leg Man utd 2nd May Portsmouth 5th May 2nd leg Man uth 10th Chelski I bet that the media and Hull will be raking over the charges and be negative about our Captain durning this time. We don't need the disatraction of this whole "spitgate"
hackneyval
What worries me about all this is the length of time it as taken just to get to the "charges" stage! The game in question was held on Tuesday 17th March over 5wks ago, then there's just over 2wks for Cesc response to these "charges" and probably another 1-2 wks for the FA to look over the responses. So in all that 8-9 wks after the game the "verdict" will be known. Lets just look at the games Cesc will be involded with before the 12th May 26TH April M'boro 29th April 1st leg Man utd 2nd May Portsmouth 5th May 2nd leg Man uth 10th Chelski I bet that the media and Hull will be raking over the charges and be negative about our Captain durning this time. We don't need the disatraction of this whole "spitgate"
hackneyval
Regardless of what happend or never happend in the tunnel everyone in football knows the goings on in the tunnel and behind closed doors stays just there. Even sir red nose has never told who caught him with a slice of meat feast in the old trafford tunnel. Incidents and fracas in this area are just part of the game and Brown will have lost a lot of respect in football circles for his tattle tale attitude.
iceman10
Regardless of what happend or never happend in the tunnel everyone in football knows the goings on in the tunnel and behind closed doors stays just there. Even sir red nose has never told who caught him with a slice of meat feast in the old trafford tunnel. Incidents and fracas in this area are just part of the game and Brown will have lost a lot of respect in football circles for his tattle tale attitude.
iceman10
PHW on the video the club submitted to the FA: 'I didnít see it myself, but Arsene has and so has (chief executive) Ivan Gazidis and they both said that the whole thing was innocuous. I think the whole thing is ridiculous.' So maybe Cesc did spit on the floor or something but the video shows he didn't aim at Brian Horton? http://www.dailystar.co.uk/football/view/78138/Fab-in-the-clear/
GoonerLou
PHW on the video the club submitted to the FA: 'I didnít see it myself, but Arsene has and so has (chief executive) Ivan Gazidis and they both said that the whole thing was innocuous. I think the whole thing is ridiculous.' So maybe Cesc did spit on the floor or something but the video shows he didn't aim at Brian Horton? http://www.dailystar.co.uk/football/view/78138/Fab-in-the-clear/
GoonerLou
u friendly chat lol, texin from a phone so there solves that issuse u sms sux
123spurs
u friendly chat lol, texin from a phone so there solves that issuse u sms sux
123spurs
alwaysgunner if u can take some easy banter anjoking etc an some cheeky comment dont log on pls there goes on evey site even from vutal spurs from ur fans, get over it mate
123spurs
alwaysgunner if u can take some easy banter anjoking etc an some cheeky comment dont log on pls there goes on evey site even from vutal spurs from ur fans, get over it mate
123spurs
123spud You fell a part there in the 2nd half, what a god awful team.
Armory
123spud You fell a part there in the 2nd half, what a god awful team.
Armory
What happened to the spuds. Im thinking great performance their gonna take 3pts of manure maybe leave them a bit short of confidence for our cl clash. Then they score 5 goals in 45 minutes and they are feeling the exact opposite, the only good thing that came out of that game from an Arsenal point of view is that their defence is no way near impenetrable even with rio and vidic. So van persie and Adebayor may be able to get some joy if we get them on a bad night. Another thing, i thought i would have seen an article about the fa youth cup up i was there giving my support and there were some fine upcoming talent on display such as sanchez watt, Jay Emmanuel-Thomas, Kyle Bartley and of course Jack Wilshere, I fell even they could get a result against most championship squads (hull city) and even some premiership ones.
gunner24
What happened to the spuds. Im thinking great performance their gonna take 3pts of manure maybe leave them a bit short of confidence for our cl clash. Then they score 5 goals in 45 minutes and they are feeling the exact opposite, the only good thing that came out of that game from an Arsenal point of view is that their defence is no way near impenetrable even with rio and vidic. So van persie and Adebayor may be able to get some joy if we get them on a bad night. Another thing, i thought i would have seen an article about the fa youth cup up i was there giving my support and there were some fine upcoming talent on display such as sanchez watt, Jay Emmanuel-Thomas, Kyle Bartley and of course Jack Wilshere, I fell even they could get a result against most championship squads (hull city) and even some premiership ones.
gunner24
My bad... Didnt see The Kids Are Alright, Really article
gunner24
My bad... Didnt see The Kids Are Alright, Really article
gunner24
yes this awful team came back form 3-1 4-2 with 2 min to go ill say no more it happens, let seee what ye can do this week
123spurs
yes this awful team came back form 3-1 4-2 with 2 min to go ill say no more it happens, let seee what ye can do this week
123spurs
Gunner24, too bad we're without RvP against MU...
GoonerLou
Gunner24, too bad we're without RvP against MU...
GoonerLou
"yes this awful team came back form 3-1 4-2 with 2 min to go ill say no more it happens, let seee what ye can do this week" 123spurs - Even the sun shines on a dogs a**e once a day, just take your recent CC wins as proof of that....
LondonGooner
"yes this awful team came back form 3-1 4-2 with 2 min to go ill say no more it happens, let seee what ye can do this week" 123spurs - Even the sun shines on a dogs a**e once a day, just take your recent CC wins as proof of that....
LondonGooner
As the bible says: "Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother's eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?" http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2009/apr/28/phil-brown-drugs-son-arrest-football
SUX2BU
As the bible says: "Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother's eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?" http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2009/apr/28/phil-brown-drugs-son-arrest-football
SUX2BU
 

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