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Moyes unhappy to be dismissed

25 Mar 2010 - 09:03:17

Everton manager David Moyes was furious that he was sent off in the closing stages of Wednesday's fine 2-0 victory at Manchester City after becoming involved in a fracas with Roberto Mancini in the closing stages of the match.

Mancini confronted Moyes, who had caught the ball before making a substitution, seemingly believing that the Scot was time-wasting.

When the spat was finally diffused, both managers were sent to the stands, but Moyes was adamant that he was the innocent party.

He said: "Next time I might just let the ball run through. I caught it because I was making a substitution, I would have thought it would actually have helped him.

"I was very surprised, I didn't know what I'd done wrong. Maybe I held onto the ball a second or two longer than I should have done but I was trying to make a substitution. But if I'd let the ball go, let it run down the touchline - I actually speeded it up.

"I wasn't the one waving my hand for bookings. I shouldn't have been sent off, simple as. However, he was showing his passion for his team and his club and I can accept that."


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