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Manchester United Balls: Wayne Rooney Blames Defenders And His Independent Leg For Red Card

by | 29th, September 2014

WHEN Manchester United captain Wayne Roony was sent off, Alan Shearer had yhe focus of his Sun column settled:

WAYNE ROONEY’S stupidity was symptomatic of just where Manchester United are right now.

Rooney was sent off not because he’s an agressive berk.  Rooney was sent off because United are in a “confused mess”.

If a red can can be explained away by the club’s condition, why aren’t there more red cards at Carlise, say, or some other struggling club?

The problem is, Rooney is trying to do everyone’s job to get them out of it.

No. BBC pundit Phil Neville explains what happened on Match of the Day:

“When Rooney made the foul, I thought United must have been in trouble at the back. But they were four against two and all the defenders were in good positions. It’s just a reckless tackle. There’s no need to make the foul because of the position the United defenders were in.”

You see? And if you add the United ‘keeper,

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