Newcastle United expressed their "disappointment" Tuesday with both the FA and Wigan chairman Dave Whelan after the governing body said Callum McManaman would escape disciplinary action over his tackle on Magpies' full-back Massadio Haidara.
Newcastle United's Massadio Haidara is stretchered off the pitch after being injured in a tackle by Wigan Athletic's Callum McManaman at The DW Stadium in Wigan, on March 17, 2013. McManaman will escape disciplinary action over his tackle on Newcastle full-back Massadio Haidara during a Premier League match on Sunday, the Football Association announced Tuesday.
McManaman, who was making his first league start, caught Haidara on the knee with his studs after careering into a tackle midway through the first half at the DW Stadium on Saturday in a Premier League match Wigan eventually won 2-1.
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