The man who scored the decisive penalty for Everton yesterday should have been given his marching orders for a foul on Danny Welbeck towards the end of the game. Phil Jagielka has today confessed that he was lucky Mike Riley chose to ignore Manchester United’s penalty claims when Welbeck was brought down.
Two trips to Wembley. Two stonewall penalty called turned away. In the League Cup final this year Cristiano Ronaldo was fouled in the area and booked for diving. In the FA Cup semi-final, Welbeck had beaten the keeper and was brought down by Jagielka and nothing was given. I wonder how much longer the myth [...]
If United had to lose on penalties, I wish it was Carlos Tevez that missed one. We love him and he would have been forgiven. Most likely he will already be forgiven for going AWOL for the entire game today. Dimitar Berbatov is a different kettle of fish though. For whatever reason, the fans are [...]
In the past, Sir Alex Ferguson has been very critical of the effect players’ agents have on transfers, with the agent seemingly prioritising making money over their player’s best interest. Ferguson believed Gabriel Heinze’s agent, Roberto Rodriguez, really put a spanner in the works for the Argentinian, causing friction between the club and player and [...]
David Moyes has been linked with replacing Sir Alex Ferguson when he retires and has even been endorsed by our manager himself. The Everton boss has today revealed that he went for our assistant manager’s job after Brian Kidd left, but was turned down in preference of Steve McClaren. United went on to win the [...]
Against Liverpool, Nemanja Vidic’s decision to let the ball bounce instead of booting it in to touch was the start of bad times for Manchester United. Fortunately for us and for him, he had been the best player in our team and in the Premiership up until that point, making the difference between us winning [...]
Evra was interviewed on the BBC ahead of tomorrow’s game against Everton and joked about the consequences of United reaching the final. As one of twenty six children, he was curious whether he would be able to ask for thirty tickets for the family. “When I call my family, they go ‘Who are you? Number [...]
The Times are bitter about Cristiano Ronaldo. The Guardian‘s Daniel Taylor interviews Michael Carrick. If you’re going to Wembley tomorrow, don’t forget about the RoM competition with a United jersey up for grabs! Mark Lawrenson tells The Mirror he fancies United Rio and Vidic back. The Daily Mail shows where the the 95 Cup Final [...]