Date:Tuesday July 22 2008
Daniel Levy has already submitted an official complaint to FA about United's behaviour in relation to Dimitar Berbatov. The Spurs chairman was particularly angered by a comment attributed to Sir Alex Ferguson in which the big man allegedly boasted we were close to reach an agreement.
Fergie later denied it and now it transpired that a Swedish fans' website was responsible for creating this confusion, for which they have apologised.
It might seem like we are to blame for what has happened,' admitted a Scandinavian supporter's branch's webmaster Steinar Madsen to Aftonposten.
'We are to the blame in the sense how the interview was presented. Ferguson didn't mention the name Berbatov when he was interviewed by us.
'I would call it a misunderstanding. It was tricky conditions for the interview.
'As journalists, you have probably experienced this yourself, how it is to listen to the tape afterwards.
'That can cause problems and Ferguson's accent is not too easy to understand to start with.
'Ferguson confirmed that United had tabled an offer.
'We assumed it was Berbatov he was talking about. We might have taken it too far.'
These comments were widely published and many self-righteous souls wasted no time in calling Fergie a hypocrite yet they, along with Levy, are left with egg on their faces now.
As Spurs did not reveal what other evidences they had against United I am very curious about what will happen to their complain now that it's cornerstone was proved to be nothing more but the product of an overenthusiastic imagination.
Date:Tuesday July 22 2008
Stats: Hull City v Manchester United (Sunday May 24 2015)
Hull City v Manchester United - Team-Sheets (Sunday May 24 2015)
The End is Very Nigh (Sunday May 24 2015)
An Eifel of Transfer Rumour! (Sunday May 24 2015)
And the De Gea Waiting Game Goes On (Sunday May 24 2015)
Are They Serious? (Sunday May 24 2015)
21st Out of 27? (Sunday May 24 2015)
De Gea`s Replacement Already Here? (Saturday May 23 2015)
Hull v United - Stat Attack! (Saturday May 23 2015)
Rooney and De Gea Injury Updates (Saturday May 23 2015)
|2. Man City||38||24||7||7||45||79|
|4. Man Utd||38||20||10||8||25||70|
|Dire Season Gets Roy Of The Rovers Ending
» Newcastle : 25/05/2015 00:14:01
|QPR Capitulate In Final Failing
» Q.P.R. : 24/05/2015 23:32:00
|Sissoko Making Noises About Remaining At NUFC
» Newcastle : 24/05/2015 23:16:01
|Mike Ashley Needs To Back Words Up With Action
» Newcastle : 24/05/2015 22:24:00
|Monk Hopes For 'Similar If Not Better' Season Next Year
» Swansea : 24/05/2015 21:36:01