Date: 26th January 2011 at 4:35pm
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Here at Vital Manchester United, we try to take an honest approach to events.

Therefore, we feel that Ian Holloway has a justifiable gripe when he goes on to talk about the penalty that wasn`t given last night.

With Blackpool leading 2-0, there`s no doubt in my mind that Rafael did take out Varney and that Blackpool should have been given the opportunity to score fro the spot and make it 3-0.

On reflection it was a defining moment in a fixture that was as entertaining as any I`ve seen this season.

Could United have come back from 3-0 down? I guess we`ll never know.

But, after the match, the Blackpool boss, Ian Holloway, did have afew words to say about the incident, remarking,

“If that`s not a penalty then deary, deary me.”

“Rafael makes no effort to play the ball at all, he wipes the player out and it`s a stone-waller.”


You`ll not get any argument from me there, we just got lucky!

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