Vital Football

Latest Colchester United News

Lambert Charged By F.A. For Offical Rage

Lambert Charged By F.A. For Offical Rage

It`s a funny old game!

As anticipated by Vital Colchester, now ex-U`s boss, Paul Lambert, has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association, following his last game for the club.

Lambert was not pulled up for his post-match comments last Saturday, however, which included saying he needed "an abacus" to count a number of decisions he felt were dubiously called by referee, Russell Booth during the home game against Yeovil Town.

Sent to the stands for disputing the decision of the Fourh Official not award a penalty late on during last weekend`s tie, Lambert said on BBC Radio Essex at full-time: "I'm not giving the officials any credence. I'm bewildered why the referee refereed the game. I needed an abacus to count the bad decisions he made."

Lambert faces rap over the act of questioning that single decision, which saw him dismissed at the encounter`s conclusion.

It`s the second time in a week that Lambert has fallen foul of football authorities - his appointment at City on Tuesday defied Football League regulations, hence Colchester`s compensation entitlement over his dramatic departure.

If Lambert`s notice on the consequences of his behaviour arrived at his old workplace, the Weston Homes Community Stadium, let`s hope the F.A. at least provided a stamp-addressed envelope - return to sender, or on north to Norwich, it can go!


Bookmark and Share


So what do you think?

Let us know with a comment below, or chat about this article in the forum. Not yet a member? Don't panic, click on the banner below to join in.




We want to know YOUR thoughts...


VITAL COLCHESTER; YOUR VOICE, YOUR CHOICE!


VITAL COLCHESTER IS 100% UNOFFICIAL - FOR THE FANS, BY THE FANS!


Follow us on Twitter











Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Matt_Us
Date:Thursday August 20 2009
Time: 4:51PM

Best of Euro Vital

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
LOL Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
21/08/2009 22:05:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Colchester United Articles

Dickenson In Team Of Midweek (21/8/16)

Colchester United are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's midweek action.

Dickenson In Team Of The Week (16/8/16)

Colchester United are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's action.

League Cup Round 2 Draw Later Tonight

The draw for round two of this year's League Cup competition will take place at around 10pm tonight following the Luton Town v Aston Villa match.

Fatball: how to lose weight with football

In January I started a weight management scheme for men in partnership with Solihull Council called MAN v FAT Football.

Vital Colchester Social Media

Archived Vital Colchester Articles

Vital Colchester articles from

Have Your Say

Suggest an article
Suggest a poll
As featured on NewsNow:Colchester United newsColchester United
News 24/7

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Colchester
Write For Vital Colchester
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Colchester v Rochdale
Suggested By:
Colchester win50%
Rochdale win50%
Draw0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Morecambe 4 3 0 1 9 2
2 Crawley 4 2 2 0 8 2
3 Luton 4 2 1 1 7 3
4 Leyton Orient 4 2 1 1 7 3
5 Colchester 4 2 1 1 7 1
6 Doncaster 4 2 1 1 7 1
7 Mansfield 4 2 1 1 7 0
8 Barnet 4 1 3 0 6 2
9 Crewe 4 1 3 0 6 1
10 Carlisle 4 1 3 0 6 1
11 Plymouth 4 2 0 2 6 -1
12 Blackpool 4 1 2 1 5 1
13 Hartlepool 4 1 2 1 5 0
14 Portsmouth 4 1 2 1 5 0
15 Wycombe 4 1 2 1 5 0
16 Yeovil 4 1 1 2 4 0
17 Newport 4 1 1 2 4 -1
18 Accrington 4 1 1 2 4 -2
19 Notts County 4 1 1 2 4 -2
20 Stevenage 4 1 1 2 4 -3
21 Grimsby 4 1 0 3 3 -1
22 Cheltenham 4 0 3 1 3 -1
23 Exeter 4 1 0 3 3 -3
24 Cambridge 4 0 2 2 2 -3
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Colchester United Results (view all)

Colchester United Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News