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Rose: I was lucky to stay on

Tottenham defender Danny Rose says he was lucky not to be sent off on an eventful afternoon in Stoke.

Last Updated: 27/04/14 at 23:21 Post Comment

Danny Rose (right) celebrates with Aaron Lennon

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The full-back scored his first goal for the club in four years to earn Spurs a 1-0 win at the Britannia on Saturday.

Rose had an eventful afternoon - Ryan Shawcross was sent off early in the second half following a challenge on him and Stoke fans felt he made too much of the tackle and jeered the Spurs man relentlessly after that.

He then reacted to a challenge from Geoff Cameron by pushing the Stoke man in the chest with both hands and shortly afterwards boss Tim Sherwood substituted him and sent him straight to the dressing room to cool off.

Stoke manager Mark Hughes was furious Rose was only shown a yellow card by referee Andre Marriner, and the 23-year-old accepted he might have seen red in more ways than one.

Rose said: "I don't mind people booing me but I did lose my head for 10 seconds. It was because of the bad tackle but nothing to do with the fans.

"I never want to hide but taking me off was the right thing for the manager to do. And reacting like I did was the wrong thing. I think I'm lucky not to get sent off."

Rose insists he was genuinely hurt by the Shawcross challenge. "I didn't fake it, he did catch me through the shin pads. At first the referee didn't give it and I don't know why he changed his mind.

"It was the right decision but I don't think he realised he had already booked Shawcross in the first half."

But Rose is determined to remember the game for his goal rather than the cards.

"It was about time I started chipping in with a few more assists and goals," said Rose.

"The management team spoke to me last week and said I should be doing more up the pitch. It was nice I scored and even better we held out for a big three points.

"The goal could be massive. Everton slipped up and I think they still have to play Man City. We want to finish the season on a high and we have two winnable games."

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