The name Chris Foy began crowded into the conversation since the controversial leadership in the FA Cup third round match between Manchester City vs. Manchester United (8 / 1). At that time, Foy presented a red card to Man. City captain, Vincent Kompany, when the game was barely 10 minutes away.
The red card is considered very influential on the game. Thereafter, City 3 times conceded goals, two by Wayne Rooney and one from Danny Welbeck. Although he was able to create a two-goal back, but the City still be excluded because it lost 2-3.
Appropriate action, harsh criticism started toward Foy. Some regret Foy decision. In fact, the former version IFFHS England's best referee, during the last 25 years, Graham Poll Foy mentioned several decisions considered to be too excessive.
"The red card was too excessive, and unnecessary," said Poll told the Daily Mail. "You could argue, even Dachshund Kompany is not a hard foul on Nani. Nani himself did not protest. If the referee wants to make a quick decision on the derby, the worst may be only a yellow card."
Not just about the red card, Poll also criticized the reaction of Wayne Rooney and Michael Carrick are considered provocative fit the offense. "I do not like the reaction to Rooney and Carrick. They provoke the referee to give a red card," he said.
Several other incidents were not spared from Poll's comments. "Violation (Aleksandar) Kolarov was clearly a penalty. While Phil Jones also supposed handball penalty. It's a big game, and match officials are not performing their duties well enough," added the man who also serves as a columnist in the Daily Mail.