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Jack Wilshere unlikely to face FA charge over Twitter rant

07 February 2011 01:48
Jack Wilshere is unlikely to be punished for venting his anger at referee Phil Dowd on Twitter after the match.

There is little appetite at the FA for charging the 19-year-old for his blast about 'inconsistent' decisions, which he later deleted, but they will consider the comments today.

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Wilshere, who is expected to start for England in Denmark on Wednesday, posted criticism about Diaby's red card and asked why Nolan was not sent off for a similar offence later on.

It is not viewed as questioning Dowd's integrity in the same way as former Liverpool forward Ryan Babel, who was fined for posting an image of referee Howard Webb in a Manchester United shirt.

Outspoken: Jack Wilshere (left), in action in the draw against Newcastle

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Source: Daily_Mail