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The FA In 'Common Sense' Shocker

Common sense prevailing from the FA? I thought Christmas had finished?

Nevertheless, justice was served after the governing body transfer a yellow card from Thomas Vermaelen to fellow Gunners defender, Laurent Koscielny, after the Belgian was booked for a tackle his mate commit.

Another bad decision in a gargantuan line of bad decisions in the top flight this season saw Vermaelen wrongly identified as the perpetrator.

The FA today announced they`d transferred the card on their official website.

A caution for a foul tackle given to Arsenal`s Thomas Vermaelen during his side`s fixture against Queens Park Rangers on 31 December 2011 has been transferred to his Arsenal teammate Laurent Koscielny.

This follows The FA exercising its right to request an Independent Regulatory Commission to review a case of mistaken identity.

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Writer: Rocky7 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday January 5 2012

Time: 4:54PM

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Comical how the officials did not resolve that one at the interval.
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05/01/2012 19:17:00

So So surprised English Ref's make a mistake; how could that be. I am sure it was Titi who made the tackle.
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06/01/2012 04:26:00

...and it only took them a week!
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06/01/2012 05:47:00

the yellow card should be transferred to the ref
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06/01/2012 10:13:00

"I thought Christmas had finished." Ahaaahaahaahaahaaha!
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06/01/2012 14:13:00

A weeks investigation for something that should take 5 mins ... WELL DONE THE FA!
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09/01/2012 01:50:00


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