Rodgers may face FA sanction

The Football Association is believed to be looking into the comments made by Brendan Rodgers following Liverpool's defeat at Manchester City.

Last Updated: 27/12/13 at 18:13 Post Comment   

Brendan Rodgers: Could face FA action over comments

Brendan Rodgers: Could face FA action over comments

Rodgers, furious with a number of decisions made by the officials during the Premier League contest, appeared afterwards to question the integrity of referee Lee Mason.

The manager said the officials' performance was ''horrendous'' and expressed his surprise that Mason, a referee from Bolton - 14 miles from Manchester - was in charge of the game.

Rodgers said: "I was surprised we are playing in Manchester and have a referee from Greater Manchester.

"I am sure we won't get (for) Liverpool-Man City someone from the Wirral. I thought they were horrendous in terms of performance. Hopefully we don't have another Greater Manchester referee again on a Liverpool-Manchester game.

"The officials make mistakes, I just felt the mistakes made shouldn't have happened at this level. This is a big game. It was a poor decision and of course Raheem goes through and scores.

"I thought we never got any decision. The linesman on the offside one - he wasn't even on the same cut of grass.

"If you're working at this level you have to get it right. It's not even a difficult one. It is a perfectly-timed run and he is given offside when he is through one-on-one on goal. These are big moments in big games.

"There is another incident when Luis (Suarez) doesn't get a free-kick when Joleon Lescott went right through him. It is arguable it is a penalty at the end. Luis Suarez can't jump because he (Lescott) is tugging at his shirt."

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