Wenger wants changes to clean up football (and ban Balotelli!)

Arsene Wenger was amazed that Mario Balotelli got away with the stamp on Arsenal’s Alex Song, simply because the referee says that he saw the incident but didn’t judge it so harshly at first viewing. But Wenger believes that should be a separate “ethics committee” looking at incidents like this, and over-ruling referees when neccessary.

“What you want is a system that is fair and a system that does justice for football,” Wenger said on Arsenal.com. “There are a lot of things that work very, very well but my main concern is that there is friction between the authority of the referee and justice in football.