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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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SWEAR WATCH #3

The FA charged Wayne Rooney with “using offensive, insulting or abusive language” and banned him for two games. Last weekend, RoM (as well as many others) wrote to the FA with examples of other players guilty of “using offensive, insulting or abusive language”. In their response, they said: The FA takes a dim view of [...]

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FA Respond To Swear Watch Complaint

Dear Scott, Thank you for contacting the Football Association. The FA takes a dim view of any foul and abusive language used at football matches. The clear distinction to be made in the Wayne Rooney case is that the language used was directed specifically at a television camera lens, whilst clearly audible to the viewing [...]

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The Mirror Takes Up SWEAR WATCH

The Mirror has also now exposed the double standards of the FA in dishing out a two match ban to Wayne Rooney for “using offensive, insulting or abusive language” whilst ignoring all the other players guilty of the same offence on a weekly basis. Whilst everyone can agree that Rooney was wrong to swear directly [...]

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Swear Watch #2

April 10th 2011 1. Player: Charlie Adam Game: Blackpool vs Arsenal Time: 57 minutes After being fouled, Adam was clearly seen on the TV screen saying “fuck off”. The referee is Lee Mason who claimed in his match report from West Ham vs Manchester United that if he had heard Wayne Rooney swearing, he would [...]

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Swear Watch #1

Swear Watch #1

April 8th 2011 1. Player: Steve Fletcher Game: Bournemouth vs Peterborough After being penalised for a foul, repeatedly said to the referee “you haven’t got a fucking clue.” April 9th 2011 2. Player: Jermaine Beckford Game: Wolves vs Everton Time: 73 minutes After being substituted, Beckford was clearly seen on the TV screen saying “fuck [...]

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SWEAR WATCH

SWEAR WATCH

RoM is launching “Swear Watch” this weekend following the two match ban for Wayne Rooney. He was charged with using “offensive, insulting and/or abusive language” in our 4-2 win over West Ham. Referee Lee Mason did not hear the swearing and did not see the swearing but in his match report claimed he would have [...]

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GIF: Two Match Ban For Reina?

GIF: Two Match Ban For Reina?

Rooney was charged with using “offensive, insulting and/or abusive language” in our 4-2 victory over West Ham. The referee didn’t see it or hear it, but was forced by the FA to include it in his match report, claiming that if he had heard Rooney swearing, he would have sent him off. Surely Martin Atkinson [...]

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Fergie: Mason Has Put Himself In Terrible Position

Sections of the press today claimed that referee Lee Mason was put under pressure by the FA to write in his match report that had he seen Wayne Rooney swearing at West Ham, he would have sent him off. Sir Alex Ferguson has today questionned the future of Mason’s career, claiming that he will now [...]

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BREAKING NEWS: Rooney Ban Upheld

The FA have rejected Wayne Rooney’s appeal against a two game ban for swearing, meaning he will miss our league game against Fulham and FA Cup semi-final against Manchester City. “I am gutted to be banned,” said Rooney. “I’m not the first to swear on TV and wont be last. I have to accept what [...]

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