By Alan Duffy
One must call a spade a spade and therefore one must call Wayne Rooney’s dive against Preston well, a dive. With the score at 2-1 to the Red Devils and time almost up, Preston ‘keeper Thorsten Stuckman raced out of his goal as Rooney chased a ball into the box. However, the Lilywhites’ ‘keeper made no contact with the England attacker, who still managed to fool the referee with a dreadful and blatant dive. Rooney then fired home the spot-kick to secure the win and send the Red Devils into the last eight.
The incident also brought back memories of a certain Tweet back in 2012 after a Didier Drogba dive…