Pardew escaping punishment says more about the FA than it does of him

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Arsenal suffer double standards as Newcastle get let off

Date: 14th January 2014 at 6:35pm
Written by Thomas Hallett

The FA have deemed it only worthy of a slap on the wrist. Alan Pardew’s vulgar language towards Manuel Pellegrini during Newcastle’s 2-0 loss to Manchester City on Saturday, captured quite clearly on camera during the lunchtime game, is seen as far less offensive than the throwaway incidents that have preceded it in recent weeks. Pardew is a repeat offender who, having found a calm and generally subtle approach to management these days, is prone to lashing out in unpleasant fashion, notably on the touchline. How many times is the matter of the pick-and-choose culture of governing bodies going ... Read More

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