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SirAlex Gracious In Defeat

Well would you believe it, SirAlex 'rallies' against a referee dictating the amount of injury time?

I find myself in agreement strangely.

Ranting after the match Fergie told anyone who would listen:

'It has to be taken out of the referee's hands. There were two stoppages of two minutes three seconds, but we only played three minutes added time.'

We all know referees at Old Trafford simply cannot count and this isn't the first time SirAlex has pointed out the blatant use of injury time to ensure Man U lose at their home ground.

We all remember Sheffield Wednesday especially from years ago, when Wednesday were allowed to play on until Steve Bruce scored an own goal.

That was it wasn't it?

Oh, no....sorry. Ok considering I don't know what I'm about I'll let members post up the games that Man U were cheated out of a result by the inappropriate use of 'injury' time and maybe given the cynical foul on Rooney in the box all those games were Man U were cheated out of caste iron penalties that denied them an appropriate result aswell.

Either way I applaud SirAlex for again pointing out the unfair refereeing that goes on at Old Trafford. I bow down to his keen eye and mathematical skills.

Afterall, it's clearly unfair from the FA to not let them have a 4 goal headstart when playing at home isn't it. Injustices in the game like this need to be stamped out!

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Writer: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday December 12 2009

Time: 9:12PM

Your Comments

VVanker should beat the swear filter, Slur Alex your defeat was told in the tea leaves, when Rooney got booked for diving you knew at thet point you were playing on a level playingfield, get over yourself, you lost simple as.
col8
VVanker should beat the swear filter, Slur Alex your defeat was told in the tea leaves, when Rooney got booked for diving you knew at thet point you were playing on a level playingfield, get over yourself, you lost simple as.
col8
I was outraged too Sir Alex - I couldn't believe there was 3 minutes! Shoulda been 2...
los_angeles_villan
I was outraged too Sir Alex - I couldn't believe there was 3 minutes! Shoulda been 2...
los_angeles_villan
Only one way to sum it up really... HAHA!
Villa4Europe
Only one way to sum it up really... HAHA!
Villa4Europe
I thought it might have been 10 minutes, to cover the actual injuries plus the usual indefinite extension Man U get whenever they need an equaliser or winner at home. Didn't happen, which shocked me as much as it did the Red Nosed one. No wonder Fungus is moaning, how dare we go to that great bastion of sporting thingios and *win* ??? The cheek of it ! Hehehe. UTV
ExpatVillaShirt
I thought it might have been 10 minutes, to cover the actual injuries plus the usual indefinite extension Man U get whenever they need an equaliser or winner at home. Didn't happen, which shocked me as much as it did the Red Nosed one. No wonder Fungus is moaning, how dare we go to that great bastion of sporting thingios and *win* ??? The cheek of it ! Hehehe. UTV
ExpatVillaShirt
kind of balances out all the extra-extra time they've been given....
leftfoot
kind of balances out all the extra-extra time they've been given....
leftfoot
May be he cant remember the time when he went to joke with the assistant Ref when the extended extra time ensured United's win over City
samuraisuraj
May be he cant remember the time when he went to joke with the assistant Ref when the extended extra time ensured United's win over City
samuraisuraj
no mention of the game on the united site...lol
Steve64k
no mention of the game on the united site...lol
Steve64k
For such a great manager he really does make himself look totally stupid. No grace there at all.
The Fear
For such a great manager he really does make himself look totally stupid. No grace there at all.
The Fear
What are the rules? I assume that the ref doesn't stop the clock immediately every time, but waits 30secs or so to see what happens? SAF does need to take a chill pill.
heathfieldroad1874
What are the rules? I assume that the ref doesn't stop the clock immediately every time, but waits 30secs or so to see what happens? SAF does need to take a chill pill.
heathfieldroad1874
Great win for you guys yesterday!!!!!
HuddersfieldYiddo
Great win for you guys yesterday!!!!!
HuddersfieldYiddo
It'll do for us HuddersfieldYiddo!!!!!!!! Interesting league, so nice to put that awful hoodoo to bed as well.
The Fear
It'll do for us HuddersfieldYiddo!!!!!!!! Interesting league, so nice to put that awful hoodoo to bed as well.
The Fear
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The Fear
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The Fear
Why doesn't he focus on the previous 90 minutes he had to put the ball in the net, which his team failed to do.
los_angeles_villan
Why doesn't he focus on the previous 90 minutes he had to put the ball in the net, which his team failed to do.
los_angeles_villan
That is a brilliant .gif image. I wish Dataco would let me get a copy of that ;)
gunnerkid107
That is a brilliant .gif image. I wish Dataco would let me get a copy of that ;)
gunnerkid107
To be fair, don't rules state that there should be 30 seconds added time for each substitution? There were 6 subs in the second half so that's 3 minutes alone, not to mention other stoppages. Not that I'm moaning of course! :D
JayVFC
To be fair, don't rules state that there should be 30 seconds added time for each substitution? There were 6 subs in the second half so that's 3 minutes alone, not to mention other stoppages. Not that I'm moaning of course! :D
JayVFC
I thought the rules at OT were next goal's the winner so long as it is for Man Ure. Love the photo of the fourth official :o)
DoLpHiNaToR
I thought the rules at OT were next goal's the winner so long as it is for Man Ure. Love the photo of the fourth official :o)
DoLpHiNaToR
 

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