Sky Sports pundit Ray Wilkins launched a scathing attack on Manchester United winger Ashley Young for allegedly diving to win a penalty during United’s 0-0 draw with Real Sociedad on Tuesday. While replays showed minimal contact between Young and Sociedad’s Markel Bergara, the referee pointed to the spot, anyways, and also showed Bergara a yellow card. Robin van Persie missed the ensuing penalty.
"This is pathetic," Wilkins fumed. "This is as bad for me as all these over-the-top tackles we're getting at the moment because that is a conning of the referee. I just wish Ashley would cut this out because he's a good player but he's getting a bad name."