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O'Neill defends Meyler over acting claim

February 7, 2012
Sunderland boss Martin O'Neill has leapt to the defence of midfielder David Meyler after Stoke boss Tony Pulis accused him of play-acting to get Robert Huth sent off during the Wearsiders' 1-0 victory last Saturday.

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Pulis hit out at the Irishman in the wake of his side's 1-0 defeat at the Britannia Stadium, after Huth was dismissed by referee Martin Atkinson for a tackle which sent Meyler hurtling to the ground.
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