Date:Friday November 3 2006
Birmingham City manager Steve Bruce is not happy about the decision to taken by the FA that leaves Baggies defender Paul Robinson in the clear.
The Football Association has looked at video evidence and agreed with Manager Tony Mobray that the challenge by Robinson that left Damien Johnson with a broken Jaw deserved no further punishment other than the red card.
But even though he doesn`t agree with the decision, he has decided to respect it, but still had something to say about the incident.
'I'm appalled by that decision,' Bruce told the Birmingham Mail.
'Several managers I've spoken to all agree with me.
'However, the disciplinary people, whoever they are down at the FA, thought differently so we have to respect their decision.
'But it doesn't take away the fact that my captain is now eating through a straw for the next three weeks for a start and, if you saw the state of him, you would be outraged as well.
'I'm convinced - and nobody can tell me any different - the more I see it, the more I believe it's worse than the Ben Thatcher incident.'
Midfielder Johnson is expected to be out of action for two months after his jaw was broken in two places.
Mel Not Phased By The Pressure (Thursday April 24 2014)
West Ham Injury News For Albion (Thursday April 24 2014)
Olsson - We Have To Change Our Pattern (Wednesday April 23 2014)
Dorrans - We Can Take The Positives (Wednesday April 23 2014)
Mel - Defensive Errors Cost Us (Tuesday April 22 2014)
Jones - Sloppiness Cost Us (Tuesday April 22 2014)
Brunt Will Start West Ham At Left Back? (Tuesday April 22 2014)
Stats: Man City v WBA (Monday April 21 2014)
Mel - A Good Week Of Training (Saturday April 19 2014)
Mulumbu Wins WBADSC Award (Thursday April 17 2014)
|14. Hull City||34||10||6||18||-9||36|
|15. Aston Villa||34||9||8||17||-14||35|
|Mel Not Phased By The Pressure
» WBA : 24/04/2014 21:16:00
|West Ham Injury News For Albion
» WBA : 24/04/2014 21:10:00
|Jedinak - We Won't Relax Off
» Crystal Palace : 24/04/2014 20:56:00
|Pulis Now Looking To The Future
» Crystal Palace : 24/04/2014 20:51:00
|We Need Mutch Belief, Not Fear
» Cardiff : 24/04/2014 20:26:00
|Lambert Confirms What You All Thought About Me
» Aston Villa : 24/04/2014 20:00:00
» Man Utd : 24/04/2014 19:17:00