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Chopra: No regrets over booking

03 Nov 2009 16:59:00

Chopra: No regrets over booking

The former Sunderland hitman received his fifth yellow card of the season in the closing stages of Sunday's 1-1 draw with Nottingham Forest and triggered an automatic one-match ban. Despite the disappointment of missing the clash, Chopra insists he would not do anything any different if he had his time again. The 25-year-old told Wales Online: "I've been criticised for the challenge, but the ball was there to be won. Maybe if it wasn't so wet I would have only slid two yards instead of five or 10. But I'm a player who will always go for a 50-50 ball. "Some of my challenges earlier in the game could have earned me a booking. But you don't go into a game on four bookings and pull out of a tackle. It's a part and parcel of being a footballer."


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