FA charge Newcastle midfielder

RVP escapes ban, Cabaye in dock

January 30, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Arsenal captain Robin Van Persie has escaped punishment for his clash with Aston Villa defender Carlos Cuellar during the sides' FA Cup fourth-round tie on Sunday.

• McLeish fumes over Van Persie elbow

Meanwhile, Newcastle United midfielder Yohan Cabaye has been charged with violent conduct following his kicking out at Brighton's Adam El-Abd.

According to the Football Association, referee Mike Jones reported he had seen the incident at the Emirates but ...

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