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The Guardian Mar 26, 2015
Liverpool’s Martin Skrtel: I do not feel guilty for David de Gea tackle

Liverpool’s Martin Skrtel: I do not feel guilty for David de Gea tackle

• ‘I wanted to jump over him. Simple as that,’ says defender• Skrtel will miss three matches including FA Cup quarter-final• Skrtel posts picture of clowns online after losing appeal against banThe Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel insists he does not feel guilty about the challenge on the Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea which resulted in a three-match ban.The Slovakia international, currently preparing for a Euro 2016 qualifier at home to Luxembourg on Friday, failed in his appeal against a violent conduct charge. Skrtel had argued the action of standing on De Gea’s...
Liverpool Echo Mar 26, 2015
Martin Skrtel maintains innocence following FA charge and three-match ban

Martin Skrtel maintains innocence following FA charge and three-match ban

The Liverpool FC defender says his coming together with David de Gea was accidental
Liverpool Echo Mar 26, 2015
Picture paints a thousand words - ask Martin Skrtel

Picture paints a thousand words - ask Martin Skrtel

How far can footballers go on social media?
The Guardian Mar 25, 2015
Martin Skrtel posts picture of clowns online after losing appeal against ban

Martin Skrtel posts picture of clowns online after losing appeal against ban

• Liverpool defender has appeal against stamp charge rejected• Reacts with Instagram post in apparent reference to FA panel• Liverpool v Manchester United – in picturesLiverpool’s Martin Skrtel has reacted to an independent panel refusing to overturn his three-match suspension for an apparent stamp on Manchester United’s David de Gea by posting an image of some clowns on Instagram.The Slovakia international appealed to an independent panel on the basis that his action was accidental and not intentional, a view also expressed after the game by Brendan Rodgers.
The Liverpool Offside Mar 25, 2015

Skrtel Banned Following Failed Appeal

Martin Skrtel has today been informed that his appeal of a violent conduct charge has failed and that he will be banned for three matches for a stamp on Manchester United's David de Gea. On Monday, the FA officially charged Martin Skrtel with violent conduct for an apparent stamp on Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea in the dying moments of Sunday’s match. On Tuesday, Skrtel appealed the decision, claiming the incident was accidental. Today, the FA confirmed that he has lost that appeal and will be banned for three matches. A three match ban was the punishment originally set out by...
The Short Fuse Mar 25, 2015

Martin Skrtel banned for Liverpool-Arsenal match

The Liverpool defender did a no-no. The FA charged Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel yesterday in connection to a stomp he performed on David de Gea near the end of their match against Manchester United last weekend, and today the disciplinary panel announced that Skrtel's appeal has been rejected. He will face a three-game ban, and that's helpful to Arsenal in a couple of ways. First, the obvious: the next game for Arsenal is against Liverpool, and so Skrtel will not be playing in that game. He's a starting defender for them, and I always like it when our opponents can't have their top XI...
Shields Gazette Mar 25, 2015

Liverpool’s Martin Skrtel banned for Newcastle’s visit to Anfield along with Steven Gerrard

LIVERPOOL defender Martin Skrtel has failed in his bid to overturn a three-match suspension for standing on Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea.
The Independent Mar 25, 2015
Martin Skrtel appeal: Liverpool defender banned for Arsenal, Newcastle and FA Cup replay after failing to overturn David De Gea stamp charge

Martin Skrtel appeal: Liverpool defender banned for Arsenal, Newcastle and FA Cup replay after failing to overturn David De Gea stamp charge

Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has failed in his bid to overturn a three-match suspension for standing on Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea.
Liverpool Echo Mar 25, 2015
Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel loses FA appeal and will be banned for three games

Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel loses FA appeal and will be banned for three games

Independent panel rules Slovakian did stamp on Manchester United keeper David de Gea
Liverpool Daily Post Mar 24, 2015
Martin Skrtel denies FA charge: Fans react to Liverpool FC defender's decision to reject 'stamp'

Martin Skrtel denies FA charge: Fans react to Liverpool FC defender's decision to reject 'stamp'

The Slovakian has denied the charge - but what to Reds fans think?
The Liverpool Offside Mar 24, 2015

Skrtel Contests Stamping Charge

Following the FA disciplinary committee’s determination of violent conduct for an alleged stamp on David de Gea, Martin Skrtel has today contested the charge. A final ruling will arrive before the weekend. Yesterday, the FA charged Martin Skrtel with violent conduct for stepping on David de Gea late in Sunday’s match between Liverpool and Manchester United. If uncontested, the charge would have seen the defender serve an automatic three match ban, the same as if the referee had seen the incident and decided it merited a red card. Skrtel has today decided to contest the charge and, with...
Liverpool Daily Post Mar 24, 2015
Martin Skrtel denies FA charge for alleged stamp on David de Gea

Martin Skrtel denies FA charge for alleged stamp on David de Gea

The Liverpool FC defender has submitted his response to the charge
Liverpool Daily Post Mar 24, 2015
How Liverpool FC could deal with potential Martin Skrtel suspension

How Liverpool FC could deal with potential Martin Skrtel suspension

Slovakian defender has been charged by the FA - but who would replace him if he's suspended?
Shields Gazette Mar 24, 2015

Liverpool could be without Martin Skrtel as well as Steven Gerrard for Newcastle clash

Skrtel appeared to step on the Spaniard in the 95th minute of the match at Anfield, which Liverpool lost 2-1.
The Guardian Mar 23, 2015
Martin Skrtel charged over stamp on David de Gea

Martin Skrtel charged over stamp on David de Gea

• Liverpool defender facing three-match ban if found guilty• Club already without Steven Gerrard for three matches• Manchester United supremacy causes Gerrard to see redThe fallout from Liverpool’s tempestuous game against Manchester United has continued in the shape of a Football Association charge and likely ban for Martin Skrtel for stamping on David de Gea.Skrtel will be suspended for Liverpool’s next three games unless he can persuade the FA’s disciplinary department it is wrong to think what happened in the final moments of United’s 2-1 win was deliberate on his part and...

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