Luis Suarez’s failure to shake the hand of Patrice Evra has caused a storm in football with every man and his dog condemning the Liverpool striker’s actions. Sir Alex Ferguson believes he is a disgrace and that the he should never play for the Reds again. Kenny Dalglish on the other hand feels that the media scrutiny around the race row had made matters worse and created the tensions between the two players.
Elsewhere in the news Mancini set to hand Carlos Tevez a lifeline; Bernstein claims the England job is an attractive position, while the HMRC are determined to clean up the game and expose the murky financial side within football.
Sir Alex Ferguson has caused Luis Suarez a disgrace and believes his actions prior to the game at Old Trafford could have incited a riot – Guardian
FA Chairman David Bernstein has claimed that the England job is an attractive proposal and that ‘serious’ managers will be keen to take up the opportunity if it was presented to them – Guardian
Roberto Mancini has suggested that Carlos Tevez still has a role to play at the Etihad Stadium and could feature for City between now and the end of the season – Guardian
The HMRC will not be deterred in their quest to clean the game up and exposed the murky financial side within football – Independent
Roy Hodgson remained coy over his own personal ambitions to take over the England national job – Independent
Kenny Dalglish has implied that media scrutiny has played its part in the ongoing tensions between the two football clubs – Sky Sports
Wayne Rooney has thrown his hat in the ring for the vacant England Captaincy. The United striker will welcome the opportunity and believes he will thrive on it – Daily Mail
Andre Villas-Boas bemoaned Chelsea’s defeat and claimed it was arguably their worst performance of the season – Daily Mail
Tottenham will line up move for Jurgen Klinsmann to replace Harry Redknapp, should he wish to take the reins of England – Mirror
Nicolas Gaitan has put both Manchester clubs on alert by suggesting that he may be leaving Benfica at the end of the season – Metro
Everton have joined Liverpool in the transfer race for Anderlecht striker Dieumerci Mbokani – Metro
Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish has revealed that he has funds for a big signing, amid reports that the Scot has been told to tighten the belt of the club coffers – Mirror
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