UK time is: 14:12:54
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Warnock Pulled Over The Coals?

Football Association disciplinary chiefs will consult police and view video evidence before deciding whether to charge Neil Warnock.

The Sheffield United manager was banished to the stands by referee Graham Poll and forcibly removed from his technical area by a police officer at half-time during Tuesday night's fiercely-contested Yorkshire derby with Leeds.

The 57-year-old now faces the prospect of a touchline ban and may have to watch his side kick off the new season in the top flight from the stands.

FA Spokesman: 'We have received Graham Poll's report and we're obviously now considering that.

'I cannot go into details, but it's now a question of accumulating all the information.

'We will speak to various people, including the police, and will study video evidence before deciding what, if any, action needs to be taken.

'There are no set sanctions for any of our disciplinary charges.'

Warnock must already answer a charge of improper conduct following his side's 2-1 defeat at Norwich last month when he flicked a V-sign at opposite number Nigel Worthington.

He has requested a personal hearing, but a date has yet to be set.

In October he admitted to another charge of abusing a match official at Reading where his side went down 2-1 and was warned over his future conduct.


After the match Warnock said: 'I am very disappointed to be sent off and I don't think it was warranted at all.

'I made a comment to Blackie about his players' tackles and the fourth official took offence to that.

'Some of the comments that were directed at him from some of Kevin's staff were more direct to the official.

'And yet nothing has been done and I don't accept that.

'For me, it's a vendetta by the fourth official to get me sent off and I don't accept it.

'If it had been someone else this wouldn't have happened. It was a complete over-reaction.'

Blackwell said: 'The sending-off is for Neil to talk about, not me.

'There was some passion in the game, that's for sure, and if anyone thought either side was just going to give it up they were sadly mistaken.'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday April 20 2006

Time: 10:02AM

Your Comments

Blimey !! I came to the leeds board to see what they are saying, and it seems every article is about either Warnock or Sheff Utd.
FEn_100
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Articles

Archived Articles

List All Vital Leeds Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. dazza71 411
2. bago 149
3. deslondon 120
4. leeds1975 109
5. erni 107
6. King Billy 91
7. Davey 3006 80
8. Tiny T 64
9. SimonTVW 52
10. iwa 36

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. Watford 41 14 15 12 16 57
14. Bolton 42 13 15 14 -2 54
15. Sheff Wed 42 12 14 16 0 50
16. Leeds Utd 42 14 8 20 -9 50
17. Huddersfield 42 12 10 20 -9 46
18. Birmingham 41 11 10 20 -10 43
19. Doncaster 42 11 10 21 -26 43

Breaking League News

Charlton 1-2 Barnsley
Charlton : 16/04/2014 13:54:00
Barnsley : 16/04/2014 12:54:00
Ex-Owl Jones sacked by Port Vale
Sheff Wed : 16/04/2014 11:44:00
Player Ratings - Leicester (H)
Reading : 16/04/2014 10:00:00
Marshall aiming for early return
Blackburn : 16/04/2014 09:13:00
Cherries host Sheffield Wednesday
Bournemouth : 16/04/2014 08:20:00
O'Kane: We can still do it
Bournemouth : 16/04/2014 08:06:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the match v Blackpool?
Suggested By:  
Butland 8%
Wootton 2%
Zaliukas 1%
Pearce 1%
Warnock 7%
Murphy 63%
Brown 12%
McCormack 2%
Smith 2%
Tonge 1%
Lees 1%