Premier League latest: pundits physically incapable of admitting United players dive
Danny Welbeck’s dive in the opening minutes against Wigan Athletic at Old Trafford was met with typical “ums” and “errs” from pundits terrified of sending Sir Alex Ferguson off on another strop.
“Was it a dive?” asked everyone.
Garth Crooks explained, “He’s been clever because the keeper wasn’t close but he’s dived and we can’t say it because he plays for Manchester United.
“What’s more, he’s English.
“So let’s call it a ‘soft penalty’”.