Vital Football

FA charges Grant

FA charges Grant

A 'rare' show of emotion by the normally poker faced Avram Grant on Tuesday, when he confronted referee Kevin Friend at half time, has seen him hit with an FA charge...

He marched onto the pitch to angrily confront Friend, who - on the whole - was not very friendly on the night, and this saw him banished to the stands for the 2nd half.

This has seen him charged with 'improper conduct'.

Grant has until 6pm on Thursday to admit or deny the charge, which will then go before 'a Regulatory Commission' in early March, well maybe this month, something before March 5th anyway...

I was MORE than happy to see Grant do this as I had, in all honesty, had a few thougths recently that 'perhaps' he has given up, but this proved he has FAR from given up!

PLAY UP POMPEY!


Bookmark and Share


Join the Vital Pompey Debate



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

Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Friday February 12 2010
Time: 8:00AM

Comments

0
And what happens to Kevin the muppet, what sanction against that bit of incompetence?
russellm
12/02/2010 08:20:00
0
I think the fans should rally around and pay his fine for him ;-) I loved that display of passion - better than some of his other alleged displays of passion ;-0
stooH
12/02/2010 10:14:00
0
thanks for putting that image into my head stooH...
pompeyrug
12/02/2010 10:48:00
0
Leave him alone - he is my hero and has surpassed Jamo in my affections. From where I sit, I can see the expressions on the Ref's face, and at some matches, when the Fratton End are "serenading" the Ref, you can see from the expression on the refs' face, that he is delighting in deciding against us. I really don't think it does to wind the ref up, I really don't!
gandor1
12/02/2010 12:35:00
0
'improper conduct'.. complete tosh.. The ref was lucky it was Avram and not a supporter in his face .. Agree with Russ.. that the ref should face charges too
chix
12/02/2010 13:22:00
0
Perhaps we should pay his fine, because as I understand it he's only been paid once and has been funding his own expenses (including the "massages"). He is a hero for doing this, and it was worth the trouble he got into.
tracyc
12/02/2010 19:14:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Brook Not on the Slide

Recent Portsmouth Articles

2016-17 Champions Review: March

Every season has its highs and lows. The draw at home to Morecambe was a body blow for Pompey, but little did we know that the next home game against Crewe was to be our turning point.

Done and dusted - O'Brien joining Coventry

Academy graduate O'Brien, who went on to play for Barnet, Brentford and Dagenham following his release by Pompey, will leave Fratton Park again - he'll link up with Doyle at Coventry.

On this day in history...24th May

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 24th May.

2016-17 Champions Review: February

A lot can change in the space of a few weeks, and with fixtures piling up in front of them, Pompey needed to find form if they were to make themselves serious contenders.

Archived Vital Pompey Articles

Vital Pompey articles from

Site Journalists

pompeyrug
Editor email
Profile
eastneydave
Editor email
Profile
paultsmouth
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

2017-18 ST sales - will they...
Suggested By: pompeyrug
Be higher than 2016-1779%
Be lower than 2016-170%
Be about the same14%
Hmm, too soon to say7%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Portsmouth 46 26 9 11 87 39
P Plymouth 46 26 9 11 87 25
P Doncaster 46 25 10 11 85 30
4 Luton 46 20 17 9 77 27
5 Exeter 46 21 8 17 71 19
6 Carlisle 46 18 17 11 71 1
7 Blackpool 46 18 16 12 70 23
8 Colchester 46 19 12 15 69 10
9 Wycombe 46 19 12 15 69 5
10 Stevenage 46 20 7 19 67 4
11 Cambridge 46 19 9 18 66 8
12 Mansfield 46 17 15 14 66 4
13 Accrington 46 17 14 15 65 3
14 Grimsby 46 17 11 18 62 -4
15 Barnet 46 14 15 17 57 -7
16 Notts County 46 16 8 22 56 -22
17 Crewe 46 14 13 19 55 -9
18 Morecambe 46 14 10 22 52 -20
19 Crawley 46 13 12 21 51 -18
20 Yeovil 46 11 17 18 50 -15
21 Cheltenham 46 12 14 20 50 -20
22 Newport 46 12 12 22 48 -22
R Hartlepool 46 11 13 22 46 -21
R Leyton Orient 46 10 6 30 36 -40
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.pompeyrug194
2.PompeyFrippy53
3.storagematt42
4.pompeyweller28
5.Copnor4323
6.eastneydave22
7.stubbsy00715
8.Jimsmithswig10
9.FrattonBlue8
10.uspompeyfan4
Vital Football Comment