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phil neville calls for social media boycott to combat racist abuse | football

• England women’s coach responds to Pogba abuse on Twitter• ‘Let’s come off social media. Let’s see the effect that it has’Phil Neville has called for the football community to “send a powerful message” and boycott social media for six months in response to the rise in racist abuse of players after Paul Pogba was targeted online having missed a penalty for Manchester United against Wolves.“I’ve lost total faith in whoever runs these social media departments, so I just wonder whether now as a foo...

manchester united’s penalty fiasco puts solskjær’s leadership in spotlight | paul wilson | football

Disagreements in heat of the moment look bad and buck stops with the manager after making excuses for Paul PogbaThe handy thing from Sky’s point of view about having Gary Neville as a match summariser is that when there is a Manchester United controversy, as with the penalty fiasco at Wolves on Monday night, he is not only the voice of reason but the authentic echo of Sir Alex Ferguson’s thoughts on the matter as well.“They should decide in the dressing room who is the penalty taker – it’s embar...

manchester united ‘disgusted’ with racial abuse of paul pogba | football

• Pogba targeted on Twitter after penalty miss at Wolves• Club say they will take strongest possible actionManchester United have expressed “disgust” at the racial abuse suffered by Paul Pogba following the 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Monday.The midfielder saw a second-half penalty saved, having won it with a run into the area. This was his fourth miss in 11 spot-kicks but Ole Gunnar Solskjær backed Pogba, with Marcus Rashford being United’s other taker. Continue reading...

ole gunnar solskjær has faith in paul pogba to keep taking penalties | football

Pogba denied in Manchester United’s draw at Wolves‘Paul has scored many before so there’s no problem’Ole Gunnar Solskjær says he has no intention of taking away Paul Pogba’s penalty-taking privileges despite the midfielder missing from the spot as Manchester United drew 1-1 at Wolverhampton Wanderers.Pogba won the penalty in the 67th minute when he was tripped by Conor Coady and he insisted on taking it himself even though Marcus Rashford volunteered. Rui Patricio saved his shot, meaning Pogba h...

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