Piers Morgan and Gary Lineker on the same page about Chelsea’s “bullying” efforts

Piers Morgan and Gary Lineker have both played down Chelsea’s attempt to “bully” the FA in deciding that their FA Cup quarter-final against Middlesbrough should be played without fans.

Piers Morgan has slammed Chelsea's attempt to "bully" FA
Piers Morgan slams Chelsea’s attempt to “bully” the FA

Piers Morgan and Gary Lineker both condemned Chelsea’s trying to “bully” the FA to allow them FA Cup quarterfinals with Middlesbrough to play behind closed doors.

The Blues are currently unable to sell any tickets or merchandise due to the applicable sanctions Roman Abramovich of the Government of the United Kingdom. As a result, the people of London operate on a special license this restricts their revenue streams.

It means Chelsea cannot sell any more tickets for this weekend’s trophy day on Teeside. And it has led to the Blues making the odd claim that the match be played without any fans “because of sporting integrity issues” – despite the fact that some players away fans bought tickets for the game before Abramovich was punished.

It’s no surprise that the Blues have faced backlash from every angle due to their bizarre claim. And this move by Chelsea even made Morgan and Lineker – two friends who often clash on social networks – agree with their verdict on this defeat.

Morgan even accused Chelsea of ​​trying to “bully” the FA in their bid. He tweeted: “Great response. Chelsea have no right to bully anyone into doing what’s right for them.”

And while Lineker stopped short of leveling a similar accusation at the Blues, he also admitted that it was an absurd request, tweeting: “So @ChelseaFC has now deleted his claim They were about the FA Cup match against @Boro going to be played after the end Doors Correct move Not sure who made the request in the first place What the hell are they thinking? “

Gary Lineker also criticized Chelsea

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It’s no surprise that Chelsea’s ill-fated request has not gone through – although the FA claim the proposal will be discussed on Wednesday. Just hours after the Blues submitted their claim, it was revealed that it has been withdrawn.

A statement from the FA published on Wednesday afternoon read: “Following constructive negotiations between the FA and Chelsea, the club have agreed to waive their request for the Emirates FA Cup quarter-final tie. with Middlesbrough will be taking place in closed doors.

“The FA is still in discussions with Chelsea, Premier League and the Government find a solution to allow both Chelsea fans to attend matches and away fans to come to Stamford Bridge, while ensuring sanctions are respected. “

As well as being blinded by Morgan, Lineker and a host of online fans, Middlesbrough chairman Steve Gibson also stepped in at Chelsea’s request. And he accused the Blues of being “pathetic” hours after the Blues’ statement was made.

I said Time: “I can’t believe it. The integrity of sport and Chelsea do not belong to the same sentence. Corrupt money for 19 years has fueled Chelsea’s success.

“If they beat us in the FA Cup, without the fans there, what effect will that have on the integrity of the tournament? They will also play all the Premier League games behind closed doors. This is pathetic by Chelsea.”

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