Pulis not satisfied despite win

Published Add your comment

Tony Pulis was relieved to see Stoke progress to the FA Cup quarter-finals but furious at Rory Delap's 17th-minute dismissal.

Last year's losing finalists avoided a fifth-round upset against Crawley - the lowest ranked side left in the competition - thanks to goals from Jon Walters and Peter Crouch. Stoke will now feature in the quarter-finals for the third year running, despite Delap receiving a straight red card for a challenge on David Hunt.

Potters boss Pulis said: "There is a big problem within the game in that I think professional people and referees are so far apart in what they see in terms of what are fair challenges or competitive challenges and the bad, reckless challenges. Like I say, that is the disappointing thing. The sometimes enormous gap between what we think and they think."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2012, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Stoke City
David Hunt
Premier League
Peter Crouch
Rory Delap
FA Cup

Read more

back to top