By Chris Wright
Everton manager David Moyes and his assistant Steve Round have both been charged with improper conduct by the FA, after the pair crossed the pitch after their spectacular 3-3 draw with Manchester United on Saturday to admonish referee Matrin Atkinson for his ill-timed final whistle.
With the score dramatically levelled in injury time, Everton charged forward looking for a winner but Atkinson blew the final whistle just as the sweeping counter-attack reached the edge of United’s box, the ball then falling kindly for Phil Jagielka to shoot.
Moyes voiced his frustration in a post-match interview;
”The two goals were scored after 90 minutes and they’d put up three minutes of extra time. [Atkinson] didn’t get his time right because there was more time to add on for the goals and he played three minutes 30 seconds.
[United] had the corner kick and we had a great counter-attack and he blew up with the ball