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Pardew: Ref admitted to mistake

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has revealed referee Mike Dean has admitted he should have sent off Chelsea defender David Luiz.

The Brazilian only received a yellow card for his fourth-minute challenge on Magpies striker Demba Ba during Saturday's 3-0 Barclays Premier League win for the Blues. A furious Pardew said after the game the official had told him he did not issue a red card because Ba did not have the ball under control when he went to see him at half-time.

However, speaking on Sky Sports' Goals on Sunday show, Pardew said: "I have got no problem with the referee yesterday, he made a mistake. Actually, he has since after the game seen it again and said to me, 'I made a mistake, he should have been sent off'."

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