Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Ferguson Hit with Five Game Ban!

Ferguson Hit with Five Game Ban!

Those words uttered on MUTV, about the performance of Martin Atkinson, in the fixture at Stamford Bridge, appear to have cost Sir Alex dearly.

News broke this afternoon that a Football Association tribunal had decided those remarks warranted a five game touchline ban.

The proposed ban starts on the 22nd March and will include our forthcoming FA Cup semi-final against those from the council side of the city!




Vital Man United on: facebook

Vital Man United on: twitter

Join Vital Man United

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!




Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Red Boy
Date:Wednesday March 16 2011
Time: 4:49PM

Comments

0
That just might be the PL campaign down the toilet. Fergie was true in what he saying but the truth doesn't bode well with the FA or FIFA. This facade that the game is fine is pathetic to say the least and their arrogance to not even acknowledge it says it all really. Personally I feel the FA, once again, have felt compelled to flex their muscle as much as possible to try and break this media induced idea that they're Fergie's puppets. The ref was pathetic on the night for both teams, he got many numerous decisions wrong for both sides. I think this whole rule is joke as well, managers should be allowed to say what they think of decisions and how the ref performed within the parameters that accusation of bias and favouritism don't come into the equation. It's not disrespectful to have a conflict of opinion with that of a ref, heck if anything it might make the standard of refereeing improve.
TheFamousNo7
16/03/2011 19:02:00
0
Just heard it is a record length ban for the Premier League – lol!
merlin
16/03/2011 19:36:00
0
I feel as though he has been mad an example of, the record breaking ban says it all then really. I'm not defending Fergie I've previously said he shot us in the foot and that he crossed the line but the FA are being pathetic. I understand they've got to back the respect the ref campaign but the ban was hard going and OTT. Maybe Fergie should've threatened the FA like Redknapp, that seems effective.
TheFamousNo7
16/03/2011 19:44:00
0
Sorry, but do touchline bans actually make all that much difference? Surely all the tactics, etc. are imparted before the match, and the assistant manager can do any tweaking of the team that needs doing during the game? I just don't think it's that big a deal, although at least taggart won't be able to bully the officials from the stands.
fifthcolumnblue
16/03/2011 20:35:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

United Not Given Up on Perisic Deal

There are less than two weeks to go before the summer transfer window slams shut.

United to Offer Ibrahimovic an Additional Role

One snippet of information that passed me by yesterday, on a day when I was, unfortunately, otherwise engaged, relates to Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Could van Gaal be set for a Managerial Return?

The manner in which Louis van Gaal was axed, by Manchester United, showed just how important Champions League football is.

Swansea v United - Fascinating Facts

One game won, thirty-seven more to navigate as Manchester United seek to mount a serious title challenge this season.

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Swansea v Manchester United?
Suggested By: Red Boy
Home Win!1%
Away Win!91%
Draw!0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.emmillin4
2.Amb.Whoknows4
3.ambler3
4.ForeverUnited2
5.mad_manu1
6.Baklay371
The Vital Football Members League