"I was absolutely nowhere near him. It's a joke. I know I didn't touch him and I said to the referee to book me or send me off. That would have made me feel better. I'm sure he has got a family but, if I went home having done that, I'd be embarrassed. You are supposed to be teaching your kids an example and this is just an embarrassing case of cheating."
-- Lee Carsley of Birmingham City, on Liverpool striker David Ngog's successful penalty claim.