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Yellow Card

A yellow form found in the back of the British National Formulary which doctors use in the UK to report adverse drug reactions.
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There's no need for those yellow cards at all, it's unnecessary," he said.
O'Neill said: "Our discipline on Friday was very important as you can pick up yellow cards for something innocuous and feel hard done by.
Colback looked to have snatched victory for the Magpies with a 74th-minute strike just three minutes after escaping a second yellow card - he had earlier been cautioned for a foul on Marc Muniesa - for a late challenge on Victor Moses.
Obviously there were two yellow cards and there were two too many from our point of view.
Referee Michael Oliver showed Smalling a yellow card for a cynical block on Joe Hart as he attempted to kick the ball downfield from his hands.
Looking at the WPL's card-waving chart, it is perhaps no surprise to see Mr Hames clear at the top with 40 yellow cards - more than double most others - and five reds shown in six matches.
The newspaper said that these orders resulted in the inability of some referees to control games such as the Brazil and Colombia quarterfinal in which 54 fouls were committed and only four yellow cards shown.
Collum sent off Steven MacLean for a second yellow card as Saints crashed to defeat against Aberdeen.
While at present, four yellow cards in a season suspends a player for one match, the new system envisages gradually decreasing the number to three, two and finally one.
According to the BBC, under the existing in-game disciplinary system a player who is shown a straight red card or two yellow cards in the same game is immediately sent off and cannot be replaced but if a player picks up certain number of yellow cards spread over several matches, they will be suspended for future games.
The Cabinet decided to return national identification number to holders of yellow cards, who lost citizenship in the West Bank and from whom these cards were withdrawn on this basis.
But his night was ruined by referee Jonas Eriksson who controversially booked him for trying to win a penalty - which means he has collected two yellow cards in the group stage and misses the quarter-final tie.