After Manchester United were robbed by the referee against Chelsea at the weekend, Wayne Rooney walked off the pitch and mouthed “12 men” at the Sky Sports camera. He has since been warned by the FA over his future conduct.

Rooney has today explained his comments, acknowledging he probably shouldn’t have said it, but sure he would have said worse!

“I was disappointed at the end of the game and felt we’d deserved more out of it,” said Rooney. “Your emotions are high at the end. When I look back, I probably shouldn’t have said it, although I maybe could have said worse! I felt we didn’t get the decisions. But that’s the way it goes. There have been games when we have got the decisions when we shouldn’t have. As a team, it was probably the best performance we’ve had this season. It was a good performance but a disappointing result.”

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