Last updated : 24 January 2006 By Ed

"When you look at it, all he is doing is kissing his badge, which is something you see Frank Lampard doing on a regular basis. It is a way for players to show their feelings towards their own club.

"He is a Manchester United player and games do not come any bigger than the one on Sunday.

"Gary is the captain and he does have a responsibility to behave in a proper manner. But there is also a responsibility on the captain to show leadership and how much the match means to him.

"Players and managers are often criticised by supporters for not showing enough passion, then they get criticised for showing they care. You can’t have it both ways."