Lawro wrote in the Mirror: "He has had seven Premier League red cards - five as a Sunderland player in the last three years.
"Any footballer with a record as shocking as that needs to take a long hard look at himself and ask why.
"He's not unlucky. Everybody knows you can't go in studs first. Everyone knows you can't go in with your feet off the ground. Everyone knows you can't even go in with one foot off the ground.
"Yet Cattermole keeps throwing himself into the kind of challenge that gets him dismissed.
"I'm sorry, Cattermole is a total and utter liability. To his fans, to his team and to the managers whose plans he has left in tatters with his poor disciplinary record."
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