Wayne Rooney denies responsibility for Vincent Kompany's red card

Guardian

• Manchester City captain sent off 12 minutes into FA Cup tie• Manchester United striker refuses to accept blame for decisionWayne Rooney has denied responsibility for Vincent Kompany's red card during Saturday's FA Cup tie between Manchester City and Manchester United.Kompany, the City captain, was sent off 12 minutes into the match and shortly after United had taken a 1-0 lead, following a challenge on Nani. Rooney could be seen immediately telling the referee, Chris Foy, that it had been a two-footed tackle, and after the third-round game the City manager, Roberto Mancini, said that Rooney "was near the referee" and had "told him his decision". United went on to win the match 3-2.Rooney wrote on Twitter this morning: "Funny how people think i got kompany sent off. Im not ref. i didnt give red card. But it was a clear red card. 2 footed...

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