Newcastle defender Fabricio Coloccini insists he didn't elbow at Johan Elmander

22 November 2010 03:33
Newcastle defender Fabricio Coloccini has insisted he did not elbowBolton's Johan Elmander - but admitted he deserved his red card.[LNB]The28-year-old Argentina international was sent off after catching theSwede with a flailing arm during Saturday's 5-1 Barclays Premier Leaguedefeat at the Reebok Stadium.[LNB]However, he is adamant he did not deliberately elbow the Bolton man.[LNB] Nasty: Johan Elmander is struck in the face by Fabricio Coloccini[LNB]Coloccinitold the Evening Chronicle: 'I apologised to my team-mates - that isnormal. I am sorry for everybody, but now we have to move on.[LNB]'It was a red card. It wasn't with my elbow, but it was the same because it was my arm.[LNB] 'It was a red card. It's disappointing, although I can't do anything about it now. The next time, I know I can't do it.'[LNB] Injury: Elmander reovers after being fouled by Coloccini[LNB]Coloccini will miss Sunday's clash with Chelsea at St James' Park and his side's fixtures at West Brom and at home to Liverpool.[LNB]The fall-out from the Magpies' black day at the Reebok could yetincrease with the Football Association looking into Mike Williamson'soff-the-ball clash with Elmander.[LNB] Williamson facing anxious wait as FA review clash with Bolton's ElmanderWilliamson and Coloccini facing the elbow after clashes with ElmanderBOLTON WANDERERS FC

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