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The Suarez Report Broken Down

The Suarez Report Broken Down

Here are the most interesting and important points from the 115 page document which explains why the decision was made to charge Luis Suarez with racially abusing Patrice Evra. (Or just scroll to the bottom where the key points from the report are summarised). Evidence – The FA and Evra watched some video footage of [...]

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Fergie: FA Right To Ban Suarez

Whilst Liverpool decided to wear t-shirts for Luis Suarez, who has been found guilty of racially abusing Patrice Evra this week, Manchester United have kept quiet. Today, Sir Alex Ferguson has given his reaction to the ban but is eager to put it all behind us, claiming it was never about United against Liverpool. “Our [...]

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VIDEO: Remember This Rooney Three Match Ban, FA?

In the summer of 2006, Wayne Rooney was sent off during the pre-season Amsterdam Tournament for an innocuous challenge on Pepe, as both players jumped for the ball. It was only a couple of months earlier that Rooney had been sent off against Portugal in the World Cup and Pepe was prepared to use this [...]

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Is Swearing Worse Than Kicking, FA?

Last season, Wayne Rooney swore during the celebration of one of his goals against West Ham and was banned. Rooney broke Law 12 and was charged with using “offensive, insulting and/or abusive language”. Despite players directing this language at referees and opponents on a weekly basis and receiving no punishment, the FA banned Rooney for [...]

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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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