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Mancini hits back at Ferguson

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Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has responded to Sir Alex Ferguson's penalty jibe by branding Ashley Young a diver.

When informed of Ferguson's declaration that if Manchester United had profited from as many penalties as City it would prompt questions in the House of Commons, Mancini recalled Young's antics last season. The winger was condemned for the manner he went to ground to win spot-kicks against QPR and Aston Villa on successive weekends last April.

Mancini said: "I remember very well last year, when Young (gesturing) swimming in the....I think four or five times in the last 10 games, and then (Ferguson) didn't say anything, but this can happen."

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