Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 10/8/12
Manchester United forward Robin van Persie will not face retrospective action from the Football Association over an apparent elbow to the face of Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye in Sunday's Premier League match at St James' Park. Press Association Sport understands that match referee Howard Webb did not see the incident during the game, but on reviewing television evidence he did not deem it worthy of a sending-off offence, so no further action will be taken. Newcastle manager Alan Pardew said after the game that he felt the incident warranted further investigation, saying: "He has looked at Yohan and he has elbowed him, and I think that perhaps needs to be looked at, if I am honest. "There's a bit of history from last year and I don't know if Robin has been caught up in that, but that was just a little bit unsavoury. "I actually thought Yohan wouldn't have gone down if he hadn't done something. "I didn't see it myself, but I have obviously seen it on the replay and it looks...
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