My tribe

Man Utd boss Moyes defends Young after fresh diving controversy

Manchester United boss David Moyes defended Ashley Young against fresh diving accusations after their 0-0 draw at Champions League opponents Real Sociedad. Young won a penalty, which was missed by Robin van Persie, and former United skipper Roy Keane was scathing in his analysis on ITV.

"Ashley Young has conned the referee," said the Irishman.

However, Moyes adopted a more defensive tone.

"I have seen it and the boy certainly tugs him in the box," said the United boss.

"If you look the referee is two yards away from it and decided to give it.

"All I know is he got a penalty kick from a decision, I don't know anything about reputations or anything.

"The referee was there. He made quite a lot of decisions tonight and that one he gave a penalty kick."

 For breaking stories and all the great banter like us on Facebook:

About the author

Tribal Football Staff

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?