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Allardyce Feels Hard Done By

Paul Jewell faces an FA charge after an amazing outburst at the final whistle at Ashburton Grove on Sunday. Whilst I still don't believe it was a penalty I feel Jewell has every right to feel a little hard done by after Dowd produced one of the worst performances by a referee I have ever seen.

So my astonishment at the comments from Fat Sam Allardyce today completely overshadows any amazement produced by Dowd's unbelievably incompetent show on Sunday.

The Orcs manager somehow seems to think that the performace of Foy last night mirrored that of Dowd's on Sunday and and is a continuation of referee's favouring Arsenal over the little clubs.

Despite Foy's only mistake being not to send Nicolas Anelka off after he committed the most blatant professional foul ever witnessed in the history of the game (goal scoring opportunity? they didn't have a goalkeeper for f**** sake) Chubby Checker had this to say.

"We're disappointed with some of the decisions he's made and I'm particularly disappointed in the fact that when Ben Haim got sent off it was only the third yellow card in the whole of the game up to that point."

"There were three bookings in the game and somehow, Tal has picked up two of them."

"If Tal deserved that then I think he [Foy] should have a good look at himself and ask why he's done it because if he deserved a sending-off for those two tackles then I'm not a football manager."

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Writer:Rocky7
Date:Thursday February 15 2007
Time: 7:54PM

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the truth at last, he agres he aint a football manager :). in fact, i thought ben haim should have been sent off long before that, coz the ref let a couple of fouls go without booking him. the ref had a splendid game, the penalties were spot on, he clearly saw campo's dive, and though he didnt penalise bolton for a couple of bookable offences, i felt he was consistent coz he applied the same yard stick to arsenal. and yes - yellow for anelka? like rocky said, his only mistake of the game !!
prits
15/02/2007 19:59:00
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"...if he deserved a sending-off for those two tackles then I'm not a football manager." Well Fat Sam, finally u've hit it on the head. He deserved a sending-off and you are not a football manager. Just a huge ****.
G4L
15/02/2007 20:07:00
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If ther were any bad decisions last night, believe we would have heard about them following the (unjustified) outcry of the Wigan game Foy got most things spot on, what Fat Sam is really hacked off about is Wengers ironing out of Arsenals problems in dealing with the physical northern hordes, just enjoy your short-lived hold over us fatty, as it has now come to an end.
nikolaijns
15/02/2007 20:15:00
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Imagine if Wenger said the same things after what was near faultless reffing performance. He would be called whinger, moaner all sorts but 'The Blob' seems to be getting off scott free. Ben Haim escaped a yellow wehen he blatantly tripped Baptista on the edge of the box, he then recieved a yellow for the penalty which was correct and then he chose to trip the beast again when he was running towards goal it was so clear he should have gone even the commentators/pundits didnt say anything! Next week he will be telling us OJ is innocent and Ulrika Johnson is a virgin!
iceman10
15/02/2007 20:26:00
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I am not a fan of Arsenal but I can not see what Sam who is nomally a good sport I do think he should be grateful they made it to extra time they should have taken a hammering well before that, I am in the Whinging Wenger corner nomally but I have to say last night Arsenal got it right
ccfcks
15/02/2007 20:39:00
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tell jabba to put a cork in it. i honestly dont know how anelka didnt go, there was no one in the f***** goal
ahops101
15/02/2007 21:13:00
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there was noone within the radius of 20 yards. reebok was half empty ffs
G4L
15/02/2007 21:17:00
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Somebody get this man a big mac! Fat Sam! you cant help but dislike the man!
TR7
15/02/2007 21:17:00
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Fat Walrus Sam 'usually a good sport'??? Yeah right, he is the worst whinger in the game. He is still not talking to the bbc over that bungs allegation. Wenger on the other hand has always continued to speak to them despite their newsnight program trying to paint him & arsenal as corrupt with no evidence at all.
Ashburton Gooner
15/02/2007 21:20:00
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Celebrity fit club beckons for this man once the brown paper bags get fished out of his arse!
iceman10
15/02/2007 21:26:00
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