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FA’s Rio Treatment All The More Ridiculous

Rio Ferdinand’s ban for failing to show up for a drugs test has rightly been a frustration to Manchester United fans, given that Manchester City’s Christian Negouai also failed to attend a drugs test in 2003 and received no ban. Channel 4′s Dispatches has today shown we have even more reasons to feel aggrieved, with [...]

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Ferguson: FA Treat Us Like S**t

Sir Alex Ferguson has had a pop at the FA for the repeated double standards they show towards our club. Time and again our players and manager are made an example of, receiving harsher punishments for identical crimes as managers and players from other teams. Wayne Rooney, Rio Ferdinand, Ashley Young, Michael Carrick, Tom Cleverley, [...]

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Fergie: FA Treat Us Differently

Following United’s 3-1 win over Chicago Fire, Sir Alex Ferguson has spoken about the FA singling our club out when it comes to In recent years they have banned Paul Scholes and Wayne Rooney for three league games following sending offs in a pre-season, banned Rooney for swearing and even charged Ferguson for praising a [...]

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Gill: FA Made An Example Of Us

David Gill has today spoken about the FA’s treatment of Manchester United last season, claiming that they singled us out for harsher punishments because we’re the country’s biggest club. Wayne Rooney was given a two match ban for swearing at the camera, despite the laws of football making no distinction between any sort of swearing. [...]

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Bernstein And FA At It Again…

Player: Christian Negouai (Manchester City) Offence: Missing drugs test Punishment: No ban, £2,000 fine Player: Rio Ferdinand (Manchester United) Offence: Missing drugs test Punishment: 8 month ban, £50,000 fine Player: Kolo Toure (Manchester City) Offence: Taking banned substance (in diet pills) Punishment: 6 month ban Player: Paddy Kenny (Sheffield United) Offence: Taking banned substance (in [...]

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Fergie In Funny FA Dig

Sir Alex Ferguson recognises that most of the non-United supporting football fans in the country will be cheering on Barcelona this weekend. After winning his 12th English league title this week, he could win his 3rd European Cup on Saturday. This season, Rooney has been banned for swearing whilst other players do it weekly with [...]

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How Can Managers Avoid FA Charges?

In the aftermath of a flurry of Premier League managers being pulled up for daring to praise a referee prior to a game, what would happen if one took it upon themselves to give the FA bigwigs a bell and clarify the situation… Manager: Hi, just after your help in clarifying what I am able [...]

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FA Admit “Minor Breach”

So desperate are the FA to punish Manchester United, they charged Sir Alex Ferguson for complimenting referee Howard Webb. On the same day, Ancelotti also sung the praises of Webb, yet no charge was made. When Harry Redknapp was asked about the charge, he agreed it was silly, before going on to call Webb the [...]

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Will The FA Fine United For Fielding Weakened Team?

Just like in 2009, Manchester United have won the title with a game to go, meaning there is the opportunity to rest players before the Champions League final. On the final day two years ago we played Hull who were in a relegation fight. De Laet, Gibson, Martin, Welbeck and Macheda were amongst the starting [...]

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You’ve Got To Laugh At FA’s United Obsession

After hearing that the FA have charged Sir Alex Ferguson for the comments he made about Howard Webb, you have no choice but to laugh. The FA’s obsession with our club and manager is spiralling out of control. It doesn’t seem to matter to them whether they completely contradict themselves or expose double standards, they [...]

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Should Chelsea Fans Fear Howard Webb Appointment?

Should Chelsea Fans Fear Howard Webb Appointment?

November 30th 2008: Ronaldo sent off Cristiano Ronaldo received one of the most ridiculous red cards I’ve ever seen, thanks to Howard Webb, during the derby a couple of seasons ago. Already on a yellow card, a corner was delivered in the direction of Ronaldo who had created the space for a free header. However, [...]

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FA Guilty Of Double Standards YET AGAIN: Nev vs Balotelli

FA Guilty Of Double Standards YET AGAIN: Nev vs Balotelli

The FA have offered up yet another poor response to a simple question. Why was Gary Neville charged with improper conduct and fined after celebrating in front of Liverpool fans when Mario Balotelli wasn’t even given a warning about his future conduct? Dear Scott, Thank you for contacting the Football Association. All camera footage showed [...]

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To Incite Or Not Incite, That Is The Question – United and City

To Incite Or Not Incite, That Is The Question – United and City

The FA have today confirmed that Mario Balotelli will not be punished for celebrating in front of Manchester United fans at the end of the FA Cup semi-final on Saturday. Over the years, we’ve seen plenty of examples of players winding up the opposition. Rio Ferdinand was particularly annoyed with Balotelli, given the inciting celebration [...]

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FA Contradict Themselves With Dalgish’s Swearing

FA Contradict Themselves With Dalgish’s Swearing

On April 5th, the FA charged Wayne Rooney with breaking Law 12 after he swore following scoring his third goal. A Sky Sports camera came on to the field of play and Rooney shouted “what? Fucking what?” at it. “The FA has today charged Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney for the use of offensive, insulting and/or [...]

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VIDEO: Dalglish Swears On Camera (SWEAR WATCH)

Swear Watch 5 by swearwatch Law 12 doesn’t mention a camera, rather simply “using abusive and/or offensive language.” A Sky Sports camera came to Wayne Rooney and he swore at it. Kenny Dalglish walked over to Arsene Wenger where a Sky Sports camera was stood and swore at Wenger. Both people were guilty of breaking [...]

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