Video- Cheick Tiote red card vs Sunderland Newcastle October 2012 Dismissal Fletcher Challenge

By Soccer Blog | Oct 21, 2012

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This Cheick Tiote red card vs Sunderland was a controversial point in the Tyne Wear derby between the Magpies and the Black Cats on October 21, 2012. Ivorian medio Tiote was sent off with NUFC leading 1-0 by referee Martin Atkinson, provoking furious reactions from the Newcastle players and leading to a yellow for Shola Ameobi.

Video- Cheick Tiote sending off against SAFC- 21/10/2012

SAFC 0-1 Newcastle- Tiote red card 25′.

Sunderland went on to draw the game 1-1.

( Credits of this Tiote sent off Video with uploaders)

2 Comments so far
  1. Martin October 21, 2012 2:47 pm

    Can’t see how that was a red- tiote was looking for the ball and thrown off balance by colback

  2. Brian October 21, 2012 8:53 pm

    Hard to see why that is a red. I understand the studs are up but he barely touches him and may have been off-balance due to the fact that he was being shoved at the time. To me it seems like refs are giving out red cards for things that are almost reds. To me if he really went into his knee and didn’t sort of avoid him then it would be a red, but he’s barely touched the guy. How can you get a red card for barely touching someone and not even sliding?

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