'The one difference between Rafael’s handball and Spence’s was that Jordan plays for West Ham away against Manchester United and Rafael plays at home at Old Trafford........'It's got to be that simple. Phil Dowd was in the perfect position. Rafael pushes the ball away with his left arm. No penalty. Go to the other end and the ball hits Jordan’s hand. If you give one you have to give both, simple as that.'
It is utterly pathetic that the FA have charged Sam Allardyce for daring to point out the terrible bias of referees in favour of Manchester United. His comments above are simply a fact, Dowd's refereeing was inconsistent and biased.
The biggest disgrace in all this is that the FA routinely do nothing when Alex Ferguson abuses, intimidates and says far worse about referees. This is because the FA are in Manchester United's pocket, as are the referees' body, the PGMOL.
The sad fact is that Manchester United play by very different rules to everyone else. The Premier League, the FA and the PGMOL are all the servants of Manchester United, for very different reasons. The other grim fact in all this is that football in England is not fair as a result, the playing field is not level, and this corrupt state of affairs makes everything so much easier for Manchester United than it should be.