Monday, 24th September, 2012
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson thinks Liverpool midfielder Jonjo Shelvey may consider apologising for his conduct at Anfield yesterday.
Shelvey was sent off in the clash between the two clubs after a two-footed lunge at defender Jonny Evans and exchanged angry words with Ferguson as he trudged off the pitch.
And the Scot thinks as the former Charlton player has time to reflect upon his conduct, he may well choose to say sorry.
"That was silly. When he looks at himself he may or may not apologise, but it was a reckless challenge", Ferguson said on the BBC.
"It might have done damage and it nearly did because Jonny has got a real bruise above the ankle so he’s very lucky."
Until the sending off Shelvey had acquitted himself well in midfield and played a key part in Liverpool’s early dominance.
His sending off changed the course of the game however, leaving Liverpool with ten men for the remaining 55 minutes and effectively ending any realistic hopes of the side gaining their first Premier League victory of the season.