Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Carded Kitson Fuming after Denilson Duel

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Carded Kitson Fuming after Denilson Duel

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READING striker Dave Kitson has called on referee Chris Foy to rescind his yellow card in the clash with Arsenal and declared Denilson could have broken his leg in the challenge.

Kitson was cautioned in the 42nd minute of the Royals' 2-1 defeat at the Emirates Stadium following a challenge with the young Brazilian.

Having been left with two sets of stud marks on the inside of his left leg, Kitson believes it was a poor call from the Merseyside official.

"I have seen it again and I invite the referee to watch it again.

"I have slid in with my long legs and won the ball fair and square.

"I did not realise at the time, but Denilson has jumped in on me with two feet - and I have the scars to prove it.

"If my foot had been planted, I would have broken my leg - and yet I have been booked for it. …

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