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Paul Pogba sees red over Koscielny reaction to dismissal

LONDON: Jose Mourinho revealed Paul Pogba was furious with Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny for his role in the red card that rules the Manchester United midfielder out of next weekend's summit meeting with Manchester City. Pogba was sent off in the 74th minute of United's 3-1 win at Arsenal on Saturday for a crude challenge on Hector Bellerin. Koscielny responded to the foul by approaching referee Andre Marriner and appearing to call for Pogba's dismissal. Pogba sarcastically applauded Marriner as he headed for the…

Cricket to introduce red card to send off players

Cricket is set to introduce red cards for the first time which will allow umpires to send off players for serious discipline breaches. The Marylebone Cricket Club which governs the cricket rules explained the new sanctions which need to be implemented during a meeting in Mumbai. MCC World Cricket Committee member and former Australian captain Ricky Ponting explained that sanctions needed to be implemented. "We're talking about a significant change to lower-level cricket because it has got completely out of hand down…

Indonesian teams get red card after five own goals

JAKARTA: Two Indonesian teams have been disqualified from an end-of-season tournament after five own goals were scored in a single match, an official said Wednesday, as both sides sought to lose in a bid to avoid facing a team reportedly backed by gangsters.

Rooney apologises for red card incident

LONDON: Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has apologised to his team mates after being sent off against West Ham United during Saturday's Premier League match following a rash challenge on Stewart Downing.