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Sherwood: Shawcross red was fair

27 April 2014 12:26

Tim Sherwood believes Ryan Shawcross was rightly sent off in Tottenham's 1-0 win at Stoke City on Saturday.

Stoke captain Shawcross saw red in the 52nd minute after clashing with Spurs goalscorer Danny Rose - earning a second yellow card after an earlier bodycheck on Christian Eriksen.

The decision incensed Stoke players and fans alike, with the remainder of the game played out in a tempestuous atmosphere.

Rose was arguably lucky to not be dismissed himself for shoving Geoff Cameron in the chest, with Sherwood moving to diffuse the tension by substituting his left-back soon after.

Though Sherwood did not believe the incident was completely blatant, he claimed referee Andre Marriner had ultimately arrived at the correct decision.

He said: "It was two bookings, what can you do?

"Listen, I like tackling and I don't want anyone to get sent off but it's two bookings.

"The referee had a decision to make and I thought he made the correct one.

"If he hadn't sent him off I wouldn't have been screaming to be honest."

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Info

Competition
Premier League
Date
26 April 2014
Game week
36
Kick-off
16:00
Half-time
0 - 1
Full-time
0 - 1

Goals

0 - 1
33' D. Rose
 (assist by E. Adebayor)

Lineups

# Player Bookings
25
4
20
3 33' 65'
16 44'
7
8
21
23
10
37
Coach: T. Sherwood

Substitutes

# Player Bookings
3
24
8
16
19
28
29
# Player Bookings
35
22
17
9
24
30
42

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Premier League table

# Team MP D P
1 29 +36 67
2 30 +34 61
3 30 +27 60
4 30 +25 59
5 30 +12 54
6 30 +21 53
7 30 +5 53
8 30 -4 43
9 30 +3 42
10 30 -3 42
11 30 -5 36
12 30 -15 35
13 30 -4 34
14 30 -12 33
15 30 -12 28
16 30 -20 28
17 30 -21 26
18 30 -23 25
19 30 -23 22
20 29 -21 19

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