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Ryan Babel My New Hero.....

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by dave924 (U14122816) 09 January 2011
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Taken from the BBC FA Cup Live Feed:

1819: Breaking news: The Football Association has opened an investigation after Liverpool winger Ryan Babel posted a digitally altered picture on Twitter of referee Howard Webb wearing a Manchester United shirt.

How sad have things got that now the players aren't even allowed to have a pop at refs??

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comment by Tato (U14669094)

posted Jan 14, 2011

@laliganumberone (U8944376)

I agree with everything what you say, and I think FA needs to put the cap on how long the coaches can work in a single team, otherwise Mafias get established.

I think there are 2 teams that are really helped Everton and Man United, and Arsenal is coming up now

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posted Jan 14, 2011

This is clearly a case of a picture painting a thousand words. He has comitted no greater crime than half the league managers do most weekends. Probably a bit daft to actually publish it but a bit unlucky to be hauled over the coals for it.

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posted Jan 14, 2011

comment by Tato (U14669094)
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@laliganumberone (U8944376)

I agree with everything what you say, and I think FA needs to put the cap on how long the coaches can work in a single team, otherwise Mafias get established.

I think there are 2 teams that are really helped Everton and Man United, and Arsenal is coming up now

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What an absolute load of complete and utter nonsense! A loyalty cap on managers? I've heard it all now!! Beyond stupid! <doh>

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posted Jan 14, 2011

Big Brother in football?
Sounds like it, but then the managers are as bad
Warnock:- ""I've had a word with the lads about this: they can use Twitter all they want as long as it has nothing to do with the club,""
Right so a footballer trains 7 days a week at his club, most of his mates are in the sport and he is not allowed to comment on it!
That's stupid!

Twitter is for twits anyway

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posted Jan 14, 2011

What it all comes down to is

How many games have been adversely affected by poor (incorrect) referee decisions?

I would say a lot - and no one is allowed to mention it?
That's autocratic censorship and should be banned!

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posted Jan 16, 2011

Saying that a ref had a poor game, questioning his decision etc is one thing .... accusing him of bias, questioning his integrity and dragging his name through the mud is another all together.
If Babel (or any other player) accused the referee of "playing for the opposition) on the field at the time of the incident (not just questioning it) that plyer would & should be red carded, and face a suspension.
So what is different when he does it after the game, and says it to thousands of people rather than just the ref himself?
Babel is a fool, pure and simple ..... so red card me, okay.

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posted Jan 17, 2011

So ranting in a ref's face like Rooney and rafaela is ok though?

Surely that is the type of thing the FA should be cutting down on?

They are weak and a joke, just like the muppets at FIFA.

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comment by robinc (U13956457)

posted Jan 17, 2011

This story highlights, for me, what a joke the FA are. They're like a bunch of old women, yet when a real issue comes up such as the standard of refereeing, particularly at Old Trafford, they shy away. Surely it's time the FA was disbanded a new more 'in touch' organisation replaced it.

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posted Jan 17, 2011

Didn't you all know Man Utd are allowed to get away with murder. Fletcher barges into a ref and doesn't even get a ticking off (WBA game). Half the country think he is a Man Utd faithful and only Man Utd fans actually think he is a good ref. Mention Howard Webb as a good ref in any parts of the world (bar Manchester- red half) and they would assume you were a comedian. Webb is the baffoon who ref'd the world cup final!!!
The FA are a bunch of jokers and they are just making clowns of themselves anyhow. Babel should just tell them to go to hell and put their doctored pictures on Twitter. He'll get more followers then! what a silly joke.

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