Queens Park Rangers - FA Reject Shaun Derry Appeal
UK time is: 17:34:25
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

FA Reject Shaun Derry Appeal

THE Football Association has put another sizeable dent into their ever-dwindling reputation by rejecting Shaun Derry's red card appeal.

Once again football supporters are left dumbfounded by another baffling decision by the FA, this time with QPR midfielder the recipient of a rejected red card appeal.

The decision in question surrounds a tumble taken by Ashley Young in the 14th minute of Manchester United's 2-0 victory over Queens Park Rangers on Easter Sunday.

Supporters and media pundits have slammed Young for what can only be construed as an attempt to con referee Lee Mason - successfully so given the subsequent decision to award a penalty and send off the veteran midfielder.

The Football Association regulatory commission viewed the incident and rejected the appeal today (April 10) and subsequently avoid the difficulty of having to take retrospective action against United winger Young.

To add insult to injury Young was markedly offside, one of a trio of poor decisions that led to Derry leaving the field inside the opening 15 minutes at Old Trafford.

Derry will now miss the fixture tomorrow night against Swansea City, while referee Mason will take charge of Manchester City against West Bromwich Albion - there's justice for you.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: Boxer Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday April 10 2012

Time: 6:49PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
As a Man City fan I have to say it is quite staggering that his red card wasnt rescinded. Young was clearly offside and received the smallest of nudges which are part and parcel for challenges but Young did a spiralling salmon dive. No action against him, no action against the linesman who cannot spot a clear offside but we are dealing with Man Utd .... one rule for one etc etc.
Wswilly3
Report Abuse
10/04/2012 19:09:00

As a Man City fan I have to say it is quite staggering that his red card wasnt rescinded. Young was clearly offside and received the smallest of nudges which are part and parcel for challenges but Young did a spiralling salmon dive. No action against him, no action against the linesman who cannot spot a clear offside but we are dealing with Man Utd .... one rule for one etc etc.
Wswilly3
Report Abuse
10/04/2012 19:09:00

PS Also agree the Balotelli foul deserved a straight red as it was a potential bone breaker and wish he had been banned for rest of season.
Wswilly3
Report Abuse
10/04/2012 19:12:00

Agreed wswilly3 but are you surprised regarding Derry's red? I'm gutted, but not disappointed. Spineless decision.
Boxer
Report Abuse
10/04/2012 19:15:00

What the FA are in effect saying is its ok to cheat and maim if you can get away with it.
Wyn Mills
Report Abuse
10/04/2012 19:37:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Harriman Signs New Deal (Wednesday July 1 2015)

Faurlin Pens New Deal (Tuesday June 23 2015)

QPR Kick Off At Charlton (Wednesday June 17 2015)

Mackie Return Confirmed (Tuesday June 16 2015)

QPR Face Yeovil (Tuesday June 16 2015)

Report: Mackie 'Agrees QPR Move' (Monday June 15 2015)

QPR Appoint 'Co-Chairman' (Monday June 15 2015)

Ramsey & Les on JET (Friday June 12 2015)

Archived Queens Park Rangers Articles

List All Vital QPR Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. QPR4Me 6
2. ImSitiv 4
3. dustman 3
4. Ashdown_Ranger 2
5. saxbend 1
6. Clonmany_Hoop 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
17. Middlesbrough 0 0 0 0 0 0
18. MK Dons 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. Preston 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
21. Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
22. Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
23. Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0

Queens Park Rangers Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Maguire Bid Rebuffed
Hull City : 02/07/2015 17:24:00
Ince amp; N'Doye Exits Closer?
Hull City : 02/07/2015 17:12:01
Richards Joins Fulham
Fulham : 02/07/2015 17:04:01
RUFC - Manu Back With Millers
Rotherham : 02/07/2015 17:03:01
Video - Loovens On New Contact And Coach
Sheff Wed : 02/07/2015 17:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where should QPR strengthen?
Suggested By:  Admin
Goalkeeper 4%
Defence 48%
Midfield 0%
Attack 48%