Manchester United supporters had an opportunity today to wipe the slate clean and to show what a model they are for football supporters across Great Britain. Instead, sections of the Old Trafford crowd today participated in despicable anti-Liverpool chanting in a week where their rivals finally got the truth they wanted to find.
The Old Trafford club quickly came out and condemned the anti-Liverpool chants.
The chanting that got some of the United supporters in trouble today were “It’s never your fault, it’s never your fault, always the victims, it’s never your fault.” While United supporters argue that it’s about the Luis Suarez-Patrice Evra race row, whether it was or not is besides the point. It was done in poor taste and with incredibly awful timing. Sadly this sort of thing will only encourage Liverpool fans to seek revenge when the two clubs play next weekend.
Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines:
- Manchester United condemn a series of tasteless chants heard at Old Trafford Saturday — BBC Sport
- You’ll Never Walk Alone returns to top of charts after Hillsborough report — The Guardian
- Peter Crouch goal belongs in NBA says Roberto Mancini — BBC Sport
- Andre Villas-Boas blames transfer movement for poor start in the Premier League — The Telegraph
- Man United Supporters Trust call for end to Hillsborough and Munich chants — The Daily Mail
- Neville Southall autobiography – a tough guy with a heart — Wales Online
- Lille boss Rudy Garcia has blasted Newcastle for unsettling defender Mathieu Debuchy — Sky Sports
- The Greatest Goal I Ever Saw: Fiorentina’s Gabriel Batistuta Against Arsenal — Sabotage Times
- Chelsea was the luckiest team in history to win Champions League, says Souness — The Daily Mail
- Everton’s Alan Stubbs Handed FA Punishment — Everton FC
- Mark Hughes wants handshake ban after John Terry row rumbles on — The Guardian
- QPR’s Anton Ferdinand plans civil action against John Terry in racism case — The Telegraph