But will it be enough to get out of an FA charge?
"In my country we would call him an 'intelligent' player. Here, you are more critical. I have been in this country for three years now, I am influenced by your culture. It is a culture I admire. So, when a player chases a penalty, he is not the intelligent player I would have called him a few years ago. If I want to be polite, I would call him a dangerous kind of opponent. You cannot trust him and I was not happy. I think he felt a bit embarrassed because after that he behaved very well."
"I said Andy Johnson is a great player and I never used aggressive words like some managers did against my players in previous seasons, or like some others said recently about him and Ronaldo. I never used the word 'cheat'.
"After seeing it again on the video, Mr Halsey did wonderful work and both decisions for penalties [Everton were later awarded one] were correct. Did Andy Johnson try to avoid a collision with my goalkeeper? It seems now the answer to that is yes so Everton, his manager and he deserve my apologies."