Stoke manager Tony Pulis has urged the FA to clamp down on simulation in the wake of Luiz Suarez's admission of diving.
The Liverpool striker faces sanctions from Reds boss Brendan Rodgers after admitting to deliberately "falling" to try and win a penalty during the goalless draw at Anfield in October.
A furious Pulis hit out at Suarez following the game, branding the Uruguay international "an embarrassment" and calling on the FA to impose a three match ban.
After Suarez's admission of guilt, Pulis said: "The FA should look at it on a Monday after the games have been played at the weekend, and people who have been caught simulating should be punished.
"I think if you do that - if you give them three, four or five games or whatever - then it will take it out of the game.
"With simulation, I think if a player is found blatantly diving to gain an advantage, whether it is a penalty or conning a referee into giving a decision, they should be dealt with very severely.
"What you would find is that it would soon stop, and that is what we all want, because it is, on a lot of occasions, cheating."
what do you think?
In the same way defenders who cheat by holding etc in the box should also be banned here's looking at your team Mr pulis, as to me this is a bigger issue than diving, diving is cheating and there is no excuse but the amount of holding, shirt pulling in the box is epidemic and ruins the game, and all teams are guilty of this, while diving is in the minority but still needs to be addressed
tut diving is far worse than shirt pulling
I am not condoning diving by any stretch of the imagination, but diving does not happen in every game, shirt holding does watch any game this weekend and at every corner there will be at least one defender who will have both hands wrapped around the opposition player, stopping him from getting to the ball, which is against the laws of the game, and it is a blight in the game. diving is important to stamp out as well but to me the frequency of offences make it less an issue
When has any manager complained about it they all use it as part of the modern game. most tackles have been banned where's the contact otherwise. the use of an elbow is worse than either as the damage it causes.
Part of the modern game they've stopped most tackles so there must be some contact.