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Arsene Wenger charged by FA for misconduct after Arsenal draw
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Arsene Wenger charged by FA for misconduct after Arsenal draw

  Arsene Wenger has been charged by the FA over his conduct in the referees changing room after Arsenal's 1:1 draw away to West Brom at the Hawthorns. The Frenchman was displeased with Mike Dean after he awarded the Baggies a late penalty for a handball by Calum Chambers to enable them to snatch a point from Arsenal after Jay Rodriguez converted the spot kick. READ: Merseyside Derby – Coutinho and Salah likely to be absent Wenger has been given a deadline of 6 pm on Friday to respond to the charge. An FA statement read: “Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been charged following the West Bromwich Albion game on Sunday. “It is alleged his language and/or behavior in the match officials’ changing room after the game was abusive and/or improper and/or questioned the integ...
Tony Pulis slams Alexis Sanchez for supposedly cheating
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Tony Pulis slams Alexis Sanchez for supposedly cheating

  West Brom manager Tony Pulis has branded Alexis Sanchez a cheat, claiming that he dived whilst stating that his side should have been awarded a penalty in the course of the game in their 2 nil defeat to Arsenal at the Emirates. Jay Rodriguez was brought down in the area by a tackle from Shkodran Mustafi in the eighth minute, although he got back on his feet and forced Petr Cech to tip his shot onto the post as Robert Madley, the referee on the day chose to play the advantage. Pulis also pointed out the call that led to an earlier free kick awarded to Sanchez on the edge of the area after a challenge from Craig Dawson. He expressed his dissatisfaction with both incidents. "The disappointing thing is Sanchez falls for the first free-kick, that's cheating," said the West Br...