Adebayor 'sorry' for row
Emmanuel Adebayor is 'sorry' for his clash with team-mate Nicklas Bendtner during Arsenal's defeat at Tottenham.
By James Dall
Last Updated: 23/01/08 3:16pm
Emmanuel Adebayor is 'sorry' for his clash with team-mate Nicklas Bendtner during Arsenal's Carling Cup defeat at Tottenham Hotspur.
During the closing stages of The Gunners' 5-1 loss, Adebayor appeared to butt Bendtner, and an altercation ensued.
The incident forced captain William Gallas to intervene in order to calm matters, while referee Howard Webb failed to see the entire row.
On Wednesday, The Football Association confirmed that it will look at footage, with the view to attaining whether the confrontation is worthy of charges which can be retrospectively issued against any individuals.
Adebayor has apologised for his and Bendtner's actions, explaining that the heat of the moment got the better of the duo.
"We are a strong unit and what happened last night against Spurs will strengthen our desire and determination to compete for other targets," he told the club's official website.
"Overall I think that we should have been more calm during the game and although I was pleased to get a goal back for the team when I came on, I am sorry for the disagreement with my team-mate Nicklas.
"We are both passionate about this club and sometimes that can be projected in the wrong way. It was a mistake. We want to focus on the games ahead and rely on our squad's great togetherness to achieve a fantastic season."