Jump to content

Ronaldo - dive or penalty?


BLUENUT

Recommended Posts

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/sp ... 541296.ece

Dunno if it's on youtube yet, but for me it was a dive, and a stupid one because he was on a hat-rick. From the camera angle behind the goal he didn't even look at the ball on his run-in to the goal, eye's only on the keeper!

Fine player but there has always been this side to his game, if I was Fergie I'd have fined him, not defended him and called the ref and everyone else cheats.

Link to comment
Share on other sites


Not v easy to tell, but 'dive' for me, as his final touch took the ball too wide, where the covering defenders were running back, and so he thought he'd have a bit of a tumble.

Very lucky boy not to get a second yellow for that sarcastic round of applause as well.

Link to comment
Share on other sites


To me it looks like Niemi catches him with his glove / arm. Don't want to stick up for a Utd player but if a keeper comes charging out like that and gets nowhere near the ball, then it has to be a pen.

If that had been Drogba, Joe, Swp whoever - I'd be screeming for a penalty, no doubt about it.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Rooney also swore at the ref for giving him offside last night, just before he was brought off.

Considering this is the same ground Steve Clarke got a suspended sentence for using fowl and abusive language when we had a player dismissed for relatively nothing, I'd say it's one rule for one wouldn't you Fergie?

Link to comment
Share on other sites


Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
×
×
  • Create New...
Please Sign In or Sign Up

Well, this is awkward!

Happy Tech GIF by Atlassian

The Shed End Forum relies on revenue to pay for hosting and upgrades. While we try to keep adverts as unobtrusive as possible without pop ups, we need to run ad's to make sure we can stay online and continue to keep the forum up, as over the years costs have become very high.

Could you please allow adverts on this domain by switching it off. Some of the advert banners can actually be closed to avoid interferance of your experience on The Shed End.

Cheers now!

Sure, let me in!