Hull manager criticizes Nasri for alleged stamp

Hull manager Phil Brown has criticized Arsenal midfielder Samir

Nasri for stamping on one of his players before a free kick, saying

he should have been sent off in a 3-0 loss to the Gunners on


The incident just before the interval led to a huge scuffle.

Nasri appeared to stamp on Richard Garcia’s ankle as Arsenal

prepared to take a free kick.

Nick Barmby appeared to push Nasri in the face after the

incident. Nasri and Hull midfielder Stephen Hunt were booked for

their involvement. Garcia was not seriously injured.

A melee erupted again between Arsenal and Hull players when

the whistle was blown for half time, and it appeared that the

fracas continued as the players went into the tunnel.