Have The FA Got The Balls To 'Do' van Persie?
Will the FA take action against Arsenal star Robin van Persie? Doubt it.
Funnily enough, if I put a youtube clip up of the elbow in Carlos Cuellars face they would take action against Vital Villa though!!!
And you can guarantee if this was a Villa player elbowing van Persie, he`d be banged to rights. So will the FA?
Alex McLeish says they should and I concur! It is ok that the ref missed it during the game, he can`t see anything but the replays show very clearly Persie knew exactly what he was doing, he even positioned himself to do it.
McLeish told Sky Sports 'If it was an elbow in the face, yes I would like them to look at it,'
'I don't like to point the finger at players" HAHAHAHAHAHAHA ... sorry, ahem, where was he? Oh yes, "but it's something you don't like to see. I saw it in real time and I haven't seen it again on television, but it looked like he hit him in the face with his elbow. Cuellar is not someone to go down if he hasn't been hurt.'
Regarding the game itself, McLeish added: 'We had a terrible eight minutes. The goal they got gave them a huge lift and they scored the second goal far too quickly after that.
Funny old game.