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Webb: I should've sent off De Jong

August 25, 2010
By Soccernet staff
World Cup final referee Howard Webb has admitted he should have sent off Holland's Nigel de Jong for his high-footed challenge on Spain's Xabi Alonso.

Webb booked a total of 14 players, a record for a World Cup final, and the Premier League official has accepted he was wrong not to show the Manchester City midfielder a red card.

"I sensed very early on the field the players were under a lot of pressure," Webb told PA Sport. "They were very close to winning the ultimate ...

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