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Alex Fergsuon complains that Manchester United never get the big decisions... does he have a point?
Published : 03 May 2011 00:23:26
Sir Alex Ferguson has complained that Manchester United don't get decisions in big games. Sportsmail looks at some crucial calls - both for and against his side. FIVE THINGS THAT HAVE GONE HIS WAYOCTOBER 2004: Arsenal are left furious with a 2-0 loss at Old Trafford, claiming Wayne Rooney dived to sway Mike Riley into giving a penalty. Dive: Sol Campbell (right) makes no contact with Wayne Rooney APRIL 2009: Howard Webb apologises to Tottenham after wrongly awarding a penalty to United, who win 5-2. SEPTEMBER 2009: Martin Atkinson awards four minutes of stoppage time, but Michael Owen makes it 4-3 against Manchester City after more than five at Old Trafford. Fergie time: Michael Owen celebrates his winner against Man City in 2009 JANUARY 2011: Gary Neville fouls West Bromwich's Graham Dorrans who is through on goal, but Chris Foy awards nothing. United win 2-1. APRIL 2011: All the officials miss Patrice Evra's foul on Chelsea's Ramires in the box as United win 1-0 in the Champions League. Trip: Patrice Evra takes out Ramires FIVE THINGS THAT RISKED HIS WRATHAPRIL 2008: Alan Wiley penalises Michael Carrick for a debatable handball in the box and Michael Ballack converts. Chelsea win 2-1. NOVEMBER 2009: Martin Atkinson awards a contentious free-kick for Darren Fletcher's challenge on Chelsea's Ashley Cole, from which John Terry heads the only goal of the game. Winner: John Terry celebrates his crucial goal in 2009 APRIL 2010: Mike Dean and his assistant fail to spot that Chelsea's Didier Drogba is offside before he fires home in a 2-1 win at Old Trafford. Chelsea win the title. MARCH 2011: United lose 2-1 at Chelsea following Martin Atkinson's refusal to give David Luiz a second yellow card. No yellow: David Luiz offers Rooney a hand after fouling him APRIL 2011: Lee Probert denies United a penalty and books Javier Hernandez for diving instead in the closing stages of a 0-0 draw at Newcastle. 'Clear pen,' says Fergie. Fergie set to dodge FA charge over comments about referee Foy after Arsenal defeatDon't blow it now! Evra warns United must not bottle it in title tilt with BluesGoal hero Ramsey lauds 'special' strike in Arsenal's win over Man United All the latest Man United news, features and opinion Explore more:People: Alex Ferguson, John Terry, Michael Ballack, Michael Carrick, Darren Fletcher, Michael Owen, Ashley Cole, Didier Drogba, Wayne Rooney, Patrice Evra, Mike Riley, Gary Neville, Mike Dean, Martin Atkinson Places: Newcastle