Manchester United manager David Moyes could receive a ban or warning from The FA after comments he made after the Sunderland-Manchester United Capital One Cup semi-final defeat yesterday at the Stadium of Light.
A spokesperson for The FA has said that the comments made by Moyes are being investigated. These comments, in particular, by Moyes will come under scrutiny:
“We’re having to play [the match officials] as well as the opposition at the moment. It’s really terrible, it really is. We’re actually beginning to laugh at them, that’s the thing.
“I thought the referee was going to blow in our direction for the first goal. I couldn’t believe he gave a free-kick. It was a terrible decision. We defended a terrible free-kick but how the referee has given a free-kick for that is way beyond me. I just cannot see how that is a free-kick. The centre-half and the centre-forward jumped together and he gave them a free-kick.
“The referee is looking at it – he’s in a great position to look at it, right down the line, probably 15 yards, not too close, but the linesman gives it from behind. He can’t see, he can’t see through Patrice Evra but that’s what we are finding at the moment.”
After post-match comments made by Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers in the recent match against Manchester City, The FA charged Rodgers with bringing the game into disrepute. A ruling regarding that matter should be made in the next 24-48 hours.
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