UK time is: 18:34:20
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Gary Axed As Punishment?

The Sun claims Gary Neville was dropped from United's squad for the Fulham game because he was punished for his rant in the Felix Bollaert stadium on last Tuesday.

Fergie warned his players not to get involved when the home side threatened to walk off because the referee did not rule out Giggs' somewhat cheeky goal. Neville was upset about this order and released some of his frustrations on the pitch, only to be recorded by a camera.

The skipper then travelled to London with the rest of squad to learn that he has been dropped. The Sun reckons it was a punishment for his behaviour in France.

That is possible, of course. I'm sure Gary wanted to play: he's the skipper, he's chasing his 7th championship medal so he was surely disappointed to find out he would not play.

I can even imagine it was a punishment. But please, do not think it's a solid fact! I'm not happy Sun chose this moment to come up with a big story, as the team should concentrate on facing Reading and Liverpool. It's always possible Gary knew in advance he would not play but travelled with the squad as a skipper should always do. Or that Fergie told the truth: the height of the opposition players was the reason behind Gary's omission. Or something else.

All in all, if it was indeed a punishment, our skipper would still survive. He overcame much more difficult things in his career and Fergie's methods are not exactly new for him...




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


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

The Journalist

Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday February 26 2007

Time: 4:29PM

Your Comments

i dont think it was punishment
rooneyisgod
he should be dropped till he loses that stupid moustache lol
Takeabowson!
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

Young Defender Goes Out on Loan! (Wednesday November 26 2014)

Falcao`s Fit (Wednesday November 26 2014)

Now How About Gundogan? (Wednesday November 26 2014)

We`re Linked with HIM Again! (Wednesday November 26 2014)

United interested in Reus? (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Red Wine? (Monday November 24 2014)

New Keeper Not Ready Yet! (Monday November 24 2014)

Centre Back Slipping Away? (Monday November 24 2014)

United Linked to Hull Defender (Monday November 24 2014)

United Line-Up Keeper Swap deal? (Sunday November 23 2014)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. TheFamousNo7 72
2. Kanchelskis 64
3. MotorMad 26
4. Red Boy 1
5. portman 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Arsenal 1 - 2 Man Utd
Man Utd 1 - 0 Crystal Palace
Man City 1 - 0 Man Utd
Man Utd 1 - 1 Chelsea
WBA 2 - 2 Man Utd
Man Utd 2 - 1 Everton

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 12 10 2 0 19 32
2. Southampton 12 8 2 2 18 26
3. Man City 12 7 3 2 11 24
4. Man Utd 12 5 4 3 4 19
5. Newcastle 12 5 4 3 -1 19
6. West Ham 12 5 3 4 4 18
7. Swansea 12 5 3 4 3 18

Breaking League News

Time to Keep Your Head Down Robbie!
Chelsea : 26/11/2014 18:00:00
Young Defender Goes Out on Loan!
Man Utd : 26/11/2014 17:55:00
Spiegel Goes Out on Loan
West Ham : 26/11/2014 17:50:00
Bent Joins Brighton On Loan, Robinson Returns
Aston Villa : 26/11/2014 16:34:00
U21s - Wolves 0-1 Villa
Aston Villa : 26/11/2014 16:23:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Arsenal?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 84%
Shaw 4%
McNair 0%
Blackett 0%
Smalling 0%
Valencia 0%
Carrick 0%
Fellaini 2%
Rooney 6%
Van Persie 0%
Di Maria 2%
Young 0%
Wilson 2%