Friday 15 November 2019

Blues' red cards - fair or unfair?

Ramires of Chelsea is shown a red card and is sent off by referee Chris Foy after a challenge on Karim El Ahmadi of Aston Villa
Ramires of Chelsea is shown a red card and is sent off by referee Chris Foy after a challenge on Karim El Ahmadi of Aston Villa

JOSE MOURINHO says Chelsea have often had "problems" with Chris Foy. The referee has sent off six of their players in the last eight games involving them he's taken charge of. But how many of those were unfair?

Chelsea 0 Fulham 0

League Cup, September 21, 2011

Alex sent off for professional foul on Kerim Frei in 18-yard box, although may have touched ball.

Verdict: Borderline

 

QPR 1 Chelsea 0

Premier League, October 23, 2011

Jose Bosingwa sent off for tussle with Shaun Wright-Phillips, with winger falling when through on goal.

Verdict: Harsh

 

QPR 1 Chelsea 0

Premier League, October 23, 2011

Didier Drogba dismissed for reckless tackle on Adel Taarabt.

Verdict: Fair

 

Swansea 0 Chelsea 0

League Cup, January 23, 2013

Eden Hazard sent for kicking a ball boy.

Verdict: Fair

 

Aston Villa 1 Chelsea 0

Premier League, March 15, 2014

Willian sent off for second yellow card after Fabian Delph falls in chase for ball.

Verdict: Harsh

Ramires dismissed for dangerous stamp on Karim El Ahmadi.

Verdict: Fair

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