UK time is: 16:07:11
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Vieira faces FA charge after Whelan incident

Man City's Patrick Vieira has been charged with violent conduct by the FA after appearing to kick Glenn Whelan in the groin during last night's match.

Tony Pulis was incensed by the lack of action by Alan Wiley and dropped a none too subtle hint in the post-match interviews that he expected the FA to take action since Wiley didn't.

Tonight's announcement will go some way towards the 'parity' that the Stoke boss insisted was only fair after Abdoulaye Faye was shown a red card for pulling back Adebayor. The FA have also announced that Abdy is to be banned for two games, which means that he will miss the trip to Portsmouth at the weekend and the cup replay next Wednesday, but will be available for Arsenal's visit to the Brit in ten days time.

Vieira has been given until the end of Thursday to respond to the charge and will face a hearing in front of a regulatory commission on Friday so might be banned for the replay next week.




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: Chris Baldwin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday February 17 2010

Time: 10:05PM

Your Comments

thanks in advance if Vieira gets banned, because Mancini keeps on playing him and he's costing us games
arthur7171
Didn't take him long to get into some sort of trouble, did it?
gunnerkid107
just lop off the offending leg I say!
merlin
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Stoke City Articles

Millwall loan deal for Wilkinson (Monday October 20 2014)

Butland joins Derby on loan (Monday October 20 2014)

Stats: Stoke City v Swansea City (Monday October 20 2014)

Moses set to be fit for Swansea (Wednesday October 15 2014)

Archived Stoke City Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. lloyd_17 8

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Stoke 2 - 1 Swansea
Sunderland 3 - 1 Stoke
Stoke 1 - 0 Newcastle
Q.P.R. 2 - 2 Stoke
Stoke 0 - 1 Leicester City
Man City 0 - 1 Stoke

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Arsenal 8 2 5 1 2 11
8. Swansea 8 3 2 3 1 11
9. Spurs 8 3 2 3 -1 11
10. Stoke 8 3 2 3 -1 11
11. Hull City 8 2 4 2 0 10
12. Aston Villa 8 3 1 4 -8 10
13. Everton 8 2 3 3 0 9

Breaking League News

Grealish Back To Nottingham?
Aston Villa : 21/10/2014 15:59:00
Poll - Which Kick Off Times Do You Hate The Most?
Aston Villa : 21/10/2014 15:00:00
Vital Villa Man Of The Match v Everton (Away)
Aston Villa : 21/10/2014 14:00:00
Lambert Aug 2012 - Promises Of Attacking Football
Aston Villa : 21/10/2014 14:00:00
Liverpool: Real Madrid Preview
Liverpool : 21/10/2014 13:21:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM vs Swansea
Suggested By:  
Begovic 0%
Bardsley 0%
Shawcross 0%
Wilson 0%
Pieters 0%
Adam 75%
N'Zonzi 0%
Moses 0%
Ireland 0%
Diouf 0%
Crouch 0%
Cameron 25%
Walters 0%
Assaidi 0%