Vital Football

Latest Everton FC News

Fellaini issues apology

Fellaini issues apology

Marouane Fellaini has apologised to Stoke's Ryan Shawcross and to Everton for his behaviour during Saturday's 1-1 draw at the Britannia Stadium.

The Belgian International is likely to receive a minimum of a three match ban after referee Mark Halsey and his assistants missed the incident involving Fellaini and Shawcross.

Ironically Fellaini was critical of the referees performance in the game, blaming a lack of protection as the reason why he lost his temper.

'I apologise completely to Ryan Shawcross, my team mates and to our fans at the game, There was a lot of pushing and pulling going on inside the Stoke penalty area and I didn't feel I was getting any protection from the officials.' said Fellaini to evertonfc.com

He continued: 'Nevertheless I know I shouldn't have done what I did.

'I have also apologised to the manager and the staff. I have no excuses, I was disappointed with the way I was being treated and I lost my temper, which was unprofessional of me.'


The Football Association will review the videos regarding the headbutt incident rather than all the incidents combined and any subsequent suspension will reflect that. Which should mean a shorter suspension.

Vital Everton is 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forums but you can also write an article to be published on the website or a suggest a poll so you can air your views.

Join Vital Everton



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

Writer:Yak
Date:Monday December 17 2012
Time: 12:00PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Everton Articles

Winning By Any Means

Sigurdsson is aware of the importance of Thursday's meeting with Lyon and hopes this can start a winning run, which the midfielder doesn't feel Everton are 'far away' from achieving.

A Leading Name On Everton Shortlist?

Growing speculation suggests Everton will replace Ronald Koeman and are drawing up a shortlist with Newcastle's former Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez a 'leading name' in the frame.

Improvement Needed, Quickly

Had it not been for Rooney's late penalty at Brighton another defeat would have been suffered, which may well have cost Koeman his job? Captain Jagielka is demanding improvement.

Vital View - Premier League - 14th-15th October 2017

The Premier League season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend, 14th-15th October.

Archived Vital Everton Articles

Vital Everton articles from

Site Journalists

Vital Everton
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Brighton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Pickford1%
Holgate25%
Keane0%
Jagielka0%
Baines0%
Gueye0%
Schneiderlin0%
Vlasic62%
Sigurdsson0%
Calvert-Lewin0%
Rooney0%
Sub - Niasse0%
Sub - Mirallas12%
Sub - Davies0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Everton Results (view all)

Vital Football Comment