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Arsenal boss Wenger: I get banned while hatchet men are let off

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger had no problem with his ban for this week's Carling Cup win at Tottenham.

Wenger admits he deserved his ban for clashing with fourth official Martin Atkinson but pleaded with the FA to show the same zeal in punishing violent tackles.

He said: "It's the system. The FA are always very swift with me but I cannot influence that. I said I was wrong. But with tackles, if a foul has not been seen by the referee, they can do nothing about it.

"If you want referees to get bad tackles out of the game, at some point you have to accept that the FA can have a review of the video to punish players."

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