30 August 2007 :: by
After their defeat by Portsmouth in the Carling Cup 2nd round Gus Poyet was the paragon of the English art of losing gracefully when the Urygyan said,
"Portsmouth were great and deserved their win".
However Gus then began to lose the plot whe he said of the night's referee,
"I don't want to see Andy D'Urso at a Leeds match again.
"He cannot forget what he did to Dennis and me as players and it has continued into management."
Poyet explained that both he and Dennis Wise were dismissed by D'Urso as players and he claimed that it was an ongoing vendetta, commenting that it was "personal and very sad. He is always laughing on the pitch but won't give any hard decisions... When there is something complicated in the box, he won't give anything at all."
A spokesman for the FA said tersely, "We are aware of his comments and are considering them."
So basically Poyet said D'Urso is a gutless, vindictive ref who cost us a chance to equalise and the FA said we are going to fine him until the pips squeak.
Perhaps Dennis Wise should take over the post-match interviews for the forseeable future?
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