FA to investigate Scolari outburst

The Football Association has said that it will look into the comments made by Chelsea’s Brazilian coach Luiz Felipe Scolari after the Chelsea- Arsenal game on Sunday. Scolari reportedly said that the referee ” killed ” his team and that games at Stamford Bridge needed referees ” who could referee for both teams, and not just one.”

Chelsea slipped up at home against Arsenal on Sunday, losing 1-2 as Robin Van Persie struck twice in the space of three second half minutes. Van Persie’s first goal was clearly offside, but Dean allowed it to stay, and the decision ended up rattling Chelsea, who conceded another a few minutes later and ended up losing the game.

Scolari also demanded that Dean apologise for making a mistake. Had Chelsea won, it would have effectively ended any chances that the Gunners had of winning the Premiership.

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Sam Williamson joins Wrexham on loan

Manchester City’s 21 year old defender Sam Willamson has joined Blue Square Premiership side Wrexham on loan till January. Williamson joins Cypriot midfielder Angelos Tsiaklis at the Racecourse Ground. Tsiaklis, who also plays for City, joined Dean Saunders’ side in October.

Williamson has made just one appearance for Man City, coming on as a substitute for Richard Dunne against Portsmouth in April 2008.

Williamson celebrated his 21st birthday on October 15.

The Robins are currently eighth in the Blue Square Premier table with thirty points from fourteen games, ten behind leaders Histon.

Torres out for another two weeks with hamstring strain

Just as Liverpool thought that their star striker had recovered from his hamstring injury, new scans have reveaed that Fernando Torres will be out of action for another two to three weeks. Torres strained his right hamstring in Liverpool’s 1-0 win over Marseille on Wednesday. He played the full ninety minutes in the game, which Liverpool won thanks to Steven Gerrard’s early headed goal.

Torres will now miss Monday’s game against West Ham, as well as the games against Blackburn, PSV Eindhoven and Hull City. He may return for Liverpool’s big game against Arsenal four days before Christmas.

Neil MacKenzie joins Port Vale on loan

32 year old Notts County central midfielder Neil MacKenzie has joined Port Vale on a month long loan deal. Mackenzie’s most recent loan spell was with Bluesquare Premiership side Kidderminster Harriers, where he scored once in four appearances.

MacKenzie is expected to feature in Notts County’s second round FA Cup clash against Macclesfield Town. He has played for Macclesfield in the 2004-05 season, scoring one goal in twenty four appearances.

Port Vale will be the Birmingham born MacKenzie’s 10th club.

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