Zaha Reveals Lack Of Support During Manchester United Stint

Image PA

There were rumours that the reason I wasn't playing for United was because I slept with David Moyes's daughter, and no one attempted to clear that up.

"I was fighting my demons by myself, these rumours that I knew weren't true".

It is now widely agreed upon that Zaha is one of the most exciting and effective players in the Premier League, particularly when compared to other players at clubs of Palace's level.

But he only actually arrived at Old Trafford once Ferguson had gone and David Moyes had taken over. When I was at United I had [money], but I was still so down and depressed.

Zaha made just four appearances for United before seeing out the rest of the 2013-14 season on loan at Cardiff City, and the following term he returned to Palace.

"I went through so much with United, with England", Zaha said.

Image PA
Image PA

Zaha added: "I don't regret anything because it made me stronger".

A distressing time for the young man, he is now in back in London with Crystal Palace; a decisive factor in assuring their continued status as a Premier League club.

Zaha, who is Palace's top scorer with three goals this season, said after his team beat Huddersfield Town last weekend that he felt he would have to get his leg broken before any of his opponents were sent off.

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson denied that the club had contacted Professional Game Match Officials Ltd, the body responsible for match officials in English football, over Zaha's complaints.

"There has been no specific contact", Hodgson said.

"And I think they have a duty of care towards the game to be consistent – I'm not saying he isn't – in their views of what they see as a penalty and what they say is a yellow card or red card". "People are entitled to say what they feel sometimes".

Survivor pulled from capsized Tanzanian ferry as death toll reaches 207
It's thought that the ship tipped when passengers moved to one side when the ferry docked, NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton reported . Preliminary investigations, the paper said, showed the ferry had carried more passengers than its capacity permitted.


  • Timberwolves say they intend to keep Butler

    Timberwolves say they intend to keep Butler

    The Athletic's Shams Charania has said that Butler is " optimistic " that a trade can happen before training camp. By trading Butler they would essentially be giving up on the opportunity to go for it with a fully healthy team.
    Spider Sex Party Covers Greek Beach in 1000-Foot-Long Web

    Spider Sex Party Covers Greek Beach in 1000-Foot-Long Web

    Scientists say the arachnids are merely enjoying the handsome weather and availability of food, taking the opportunity to "party". The webbing is a normal occurrence and poses no danger whatsoever to humans, although the sight may look frightening to some.
    Smart won't live in fear after kidnapper release

    Smart won't live in fear after kidnapper release

    Her home will be subject to inspections as well, and she'll have to undergo some mental health treatment, the newspaper said. Smart told reporters last week she was anxious that Barzee remains a threat, something the woman's lawyer denies.
  • NASAs planet-hunting probe TESS sends back its first image

    NASAs planet-hunting probe TESS sends back its first image

    Scientists anticipate that data from TESS could reveal thousands of new planets that are within 200 light-years of Earth. In fact, it took 26 images, each of which represents a sector of the sky that TESS will observe over the coming years.
    Ecstasy Makes Octopuses More Friendly, Study Shows

    Ecstasy Makes Octopuses More Friendly, Study Shows

    Also in that tank was another octopus that was confined to a cage - well, really an upside-down flower pot with holes in it. The idea to test the drug's effect in octopuses came from Johns Hopkins University neuroscientist Gul Dolen .
    New Joker Movie Video Reveals Joaquin Phoenix's Clown Makeup

    New Joker Movie Video Reveals Joaquin Phoenix's Clown Makeup

    The makeup itself appears to be based off of a much more traditional clown style than we have previously seen for the Joker . It could be that this is Joker in an earlier part of his personal transformation, given that this film is an origin story.
  • Trump urges Opec to lower the price of oil

    Trump urges Opec to lower the price of oil

    Two OPEC members are seeking to damage the group and carry out "anti-Iranian policies" at the behest of the U.S., Zanganeh said. If anything, they are driving prices higher as the United States defends many of their members for very little $'s.
    Tasmanian footballers in Mad Monday ‘blackface’ incident

    Tasmanian footballers in Mad Monday ‘blackface’ incident

    Tasmanian football players who dressed up in blackface costumes have come under fire for their "racist" behaviour. The cartoon was widely condemned on social media by sports figures and celebrities.
    Tour Championship: Tiger Woods admits to grinding out a round

    Tour Championship: Tiger Woods admits to grinding out a round

    Not even one bad hole could keep Tiger Woods from a share of the 36-hole lead for the first time in more than three years. He's not ready to think about the prospect of ending his remarkable comeback season with his 80th PGA Tour victory.
  • Klopp: Subbing superb Shaqiri was hard

    Liverpool maintained their 100 per cent record in the Premier League with a 3-0 win over Southampton at Anfield. He tried everything and he is a good player to have. 21' - GOAL! Liverpool 2-0 Southampton (Matip).
    Netizens are slamming these expensive taped sneakers for glorifying poverty

    Netizens are slamming these expensive taped sneakers for glorifying poverty

    By Thursday afternoon her tweet had received more than 8,400 retweets and 49,000 likes. Here's the look of the "crumbly" shoes, tell us whether its worth Rs 38000 or not.
    'Child's Play' creator disavows new 'Chucky' remake with a meme

    'Child's Play' creator disavows new 'Chucky' remake with a meme

    On Friday, MGM announced it had started production for the reboot of Child's Play , the legendary 1988 horror film. Brian Tyree Henry also stars in the film, which boasts IT producers Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg.


Latest news

Liverpool, Man City stroll; United held on Fergie return
The Gunners had a terrible start to the season under new boss Unai Emery with back to back losses to Manchester City and Chelsea. Man City has won four of its first five Premier League matches this season, drawing with Wolverhampton Wanderers on August 25.

Cruz, O'Rourke debate in Dallas
O'Rourke made an ambiguous claim in an August viral video about National Football League players' protests of police brutality. O'Rourke unfailingly managed to take any issue and tie it to a specific individual he has met while crisscrossing Texas.

Trump’s Ex-Lawyer Provides Information In Mueller Probe
Cohen's lawyer Lanny Davis declined to comment on the ABC report, an aide said. The questioning has focused on potential collusion, sources told ABC News .

Trump to visit Carolinas on Wednesday
Wilmington, just down the coast, remained nearly completely cut off by flooding from the Cape Fear River and earlier storm surges. More than 1.6 million meals have been delivered to North Carolina and more than 400,000 are ready in South Carolina, Trump said .

West Ham Will Spend Season Fighting Relegation - Liverpool Legend
The derby against West Ham follows on from Chelsea's first European assignment of the campaign at PAOK. West Ham face Chelsea at the London Stadium on Sunday with a 1:30pm kick-off, live on Sky.

Watch Djokovic's priceless reaction after hitting Federer with a forehand
"We've had some really close matches that haven't gone our way and I really wanted to put us back in there", said Anderson. An impressive return victor from Sock sealed the set 10-6, giving captain John McEnroe a little relief before day two.

Brexit: Theresa May's Chequers deal goes pop
So we now need to hear from the European Union what the real issues are and what their alternative is so we can discuss them. In a front page commentary, the Express said: "Whatever you think of her Brexit plan Mrs".

Uber is looking to buy Deliveroo
In a bid to acquire Deliveroo , Uber plans to take over Europe's takeaway business and boost the presence of Uber Eats globally. It seems the United Kingdom food delivery start-up has deliberately avoided the USA market, cited Bloomberg .

Driver plows into emus in attack described as 'sickening cruelty'
If convicted of an aggravated cruelty offence, he could be facing a $50,000 penalty or four years in prison. SA Police confirmed to ten daily that it was an RSPCA investigation, and that police are not investigating.

Unknown gunmen 'kill, injure several' in attack on Iranian army parade
Ahvaz itself suffers from high levels of air pollution and winters often bring critical levels of haze and dust in the city's air. This is the second time in September that Iran has closed at least one of its borders with Iraq following a security incident.

Cathay Pacific spells own name wrong on side of plane
M - A major airline had to send a plane "back to the shop" after spelling its own name wrong, Sky News reports. The aircraft was seen by passengers at Hong Kong International Airport who alerted the airline.

Jose Mourinho admits Manchester United deserved nothing but a draw against Wolves
United have recovered from back-to-back defeats to Brighton and Tottenham in August to move back towards the top of the table. Asked if Sanchez still has another level to reach, Mourinho added: "Every player has another level to step up".

Comcast beats Fox in Sky auction with $US39b bid
Some politicians have opposed a deal, citing concerns about the influence Murdoch would wield over the UK's news agenda. The winning bid by Comcast values the 61% share of the company up for grabs at $40 billion.

Emirates said to be exploring takeover of struggling Etihad
A combination of the airlines would provide further evidence of the sheikdoms consolidating businesses to boost competitiveness. Bringing the airlines together would not be easy because of the duplication of routes from their Dubai and Abu Dhabi bases.

Iran vows to avenge deadly military parade attack
An anti-government Arab group, the Ahvaz National Resistance, was reported to have claimed responsibility for the attack. Arabs are one of several major non-Persian ethnic groups in Iran that also include Kurds, Turks, and Baluch.

Other news