Manchester City's Yaya Toure Escapes FA Ban, Twitter Responds

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Manchester City's Yaya Toure Escapes FA Ban, Twitter Responds
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Manchester City's Yaya Toure found out on Monday that the FA will not ban the midfielder for kicking Norwich's Ricky van Wolfswinkel, much to the chagrin of Jose Mourinho, who pined for a ban (via the Daily Mail). 

To make matters more befuddling, Cardiff's Craig Bellamy is facing a three-match ban for violent conduct after apparently punching Swansea's Jonathan de Guzman.

Per the Mail, the FA released the following: 

The panel were also asked to review an incident involving Manchester City's Yaya Toure during the game against Norwich City on Saturday 8 February 2014. In this instance, the panel were not of the unanimous decision that it was an act of violent conduct. 

Mourinho was vehement that Toure was deserving of some sort of ban: 

You can do what you want if the referee does not see. So the message is there. If the FA defends football, he has to be suspended. 

Twitter seemed to agree with Mourinho's assessment. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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