Date: 17th April 2006 at 5:22pm
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As I’m struggling for interesting things to say about City at the moment, I thought I’d drop this general article in to see if you guys agree with me or can suggest anything better.

I’m sure you all are irritated by things we see week in and week out and wished the FA would do something about it. Well now’s your chance to get it off your chest.

If we could for now ignore the video replay debate, what other changes would you like to see clamped down on. I’ll throw in a few for starters:

1. Timewasting by the corner flag: – no need for it, tedious to watch and often ends up with needless yellow cards

2. Obstructing the ball out of play for a goal kick: anywhere else on pitch that would be a free kick so why is is ok in this situation?

3. Making Referees consult with linesman before issuing a red card: Players have been unfairly red-carded in heat of moment when a yellow card was sufficient – another example earlier this afternoon when Lee Carsley sent off in Chelsea game.

4. Simplifying the off-side laws: does anybody really understand them ?

What else is really killing the game and needs sorting – let us know and we’ll pass it in to the FA!

 

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