Retired full-back claims governing body have set a precedent that will see all players caught swearing facing sanctions, and believes such emotional outbursts are part of the gameManchester United captain Gary Neville has branded the FA "reactive" and "inconsistent" following their decision to ban Wayne Rooney for two matches after he swore at a TV camera.
The striker is set to miss the weekend's league clash with Fulham and United's FA Cup semi-final against local rivals Manchester City with the ban taking immediate effect.
Rooney himself contested the initial charge with a written appeal to the FA, but the charge was upheld by English football's governing body.
Club alumni Neville has aired his thoughts on the matter, believing that the FA have set a precedent with the ban.
"The FA are very reactive and very inconsistent with their reactions," he told Sky Sports .