Man Utd forced to censor Jones after blast at Liverpool's Adam

Manchester United censored Phil Jones in the wake of their draw at Liverpool.

The Guardian says Jones accused Charlie Adam of deliberately diving to win the free-kick from which Steven Gerrard scored.

The former Blackburn Rovers player did not hold back in his criticisms and MUTV, United's in-house television channel, took instructions from senior Old Trafford officials before deciding Jones's comments were too inflammatory to be shown.

United manager Sir Alex Ferguson, who later accused Luis Suárez of "diving all over the place", described it as "a very soft award", but Jones went even further with his own criticisms, telling MUTV that Adams had been guilty of a blatant dive.

However, MUTV, who infamously once pulled a show involving Roy Keane because he had been so outspoken against his own team-mates, had edited out the relevant section when Jones's interview was shown on Saturday night.

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