Premier League - Managers: Moyes laments Young's diving

All the reaction from Saturday's Premier League games as David Moyes refuses to defend Ashley Young for going down easily.

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Manchester United's Ashley Young goes to ground against Crystal Palace (Reuters)

Manchester United 2-0 Crystal Palace

David Moyes: "I don't want my players diving. I don't want anybody doing it. The boy (Dikgacoi) definitely throws his leg out but I think Ashley has put his leg into his leg. It is not what I want."

Ian Holloway: "My opinion doesn't count. I realise that now. "I would like to keep my money in the bank and pay for my own daughter's wedding this summer. "I don't talk about other people's players. If you want to meet me down the pub later on I will tell you exactly what I think."

Aston Villa 1-2 Newcastle

Paul Lambert: "We never got going in the first half and you can't lose goals the way we did and expect to get something. We started the second half really well. But in the first half we lost a really poor goal and I think the second one is even worse."

Alan Pardew: "When you are a manager of a football team and you are saying 'injuries are costing us' or 'we probably didn't have a big enough squad for the Europa League', it all sounds like excuses and you have to back it up. We had our best players available today and I think anyone who was here would suggest we look a strong side when we have our best team available."

Fulham 1-1 West Brom

Martin Jol: "If we would have been bottom of the league I would have understood it [the booing]. But we are 12th in the league now and we were a bit unfortunate. We should have had six points, so that is a bit disappointing that people boo. I always say to the players as well, it is very hard to fight expectations and expectations can make you very unhappy. It is the same with women as well. If you expect too much of them, you could wake up in the morning with a big shock."

Steve Clarke: "I thought we played well. Certainly better than our last performance at home (a 2-0 loss to Swansea). I thought second half we were good, we played good football. We created some really good chances that on another day, when your confidence is a bit higher, become goals. The belief of the players, the character of the players to keep chasing the game and to get the goal in injury time was great. It shows you the character of the group of players I've got."

Hull 1-1 Cardiff

Steve Bruce: "Danny [Graham] has to stay strong. I just spoke to him about that. If you're a striker, you go through these spells. You don't lose your ability, but you have to stay strong. That's the Premier League, it's tough. I'm not going to single anyone out. A striker is judged on goals. He's finding it difficult but perhaps that's why he's here. He needs one to settle him down. Perhaps he's trying too hard because his overall game was terrific. He needs one to go in off his backside. Who knows, he could go and score the winner against Newcastle next week."

Malky Mackay: "I think it's a fair point for both teams. We both time had time on the ball, both tried to win and had chances other than the goals. Hull have a manager I know well, an excellent manager and I knew it would be tough and it proved that way. We deserved a point. We have character and resilience and twice now we have come from losing positions to get something."

Stoke 0-0 Man City

Mark Hughes: "I think we are disappointed we haven't won, so that's an illustration of how we feel the game went. City have got big games coming up, it is a busy period. Maybe they picked a team they felt could win against us, given the Champions League game in midweek. Maybe they prioritised the wrong game."

Manuel Pellegrini: "I am not disappointed with the performance but we didn't have many chances to score. When you play away and you can't win at least you must not lose. We didn't have the players to work much, they were all with their national squad and we had four or five injuries."

Sunderland 1-3 Arsenal

Paulo Di Canio: "The referee has the power to wait to see how the action finishes, and then he can come back to his decision. They have to wait. It's not Paolo Di Canio, it's the rule, so he made a mistake because he stopped the game early, especially in the balance of the action. You could see Altidore is much more powerful than Sagna, he was shielding the ball well. It was clear he was near to winning the challenge. That was a key moment because we can't imagine that we would have many more opportunities to score, so that decided the outcome of the game. That can happen. He is a man. It's important that he accepts this - I make mistakes every single moment when I make decisions with my players; my players make mistakes in front of goal."

Arsene Wenger: "Cazorla has an ankle problem and he will be out for a few weeks. I don't think he will play before the next international break." On Giroud: "That's my worry after the game because we are very thin at the moment. He has a knee problem."

Tottenham 2-0 Norwich

Andre Villas-Boas: "It was a great debut for Christian [Eriksen]. He used all of his experience between the lines and his movement was fantastic. He bonded very easily and his individual quality made the difference. These are qualities we look for. Most of our signings have it - mental qualities to fight for places and the ability to understand the game. For Eriksen's age, he is quite impressive."

Chris Hughton: "We have no complaints. We were beaten by a very, very good side. We needed to show more and we needed to have periods of possession on the ball and we didn't do that well enough. If we are giving Tottenham the amount of possession we have they can hurt you. But, credit to us, we had to defend very well and over 90 minutes we did that. "I think the second goal was a scrappy goal and at 1-0 we were still in the game, we didn't deserve it but we were still in it."

Everton 1-0 Chelsea

Roberto Martinez: "It is difficult to describe because it wasn't the perfect performance from our point of view but when you show that character and all the attributes to be a winning side I thought we were a 10 (out of 10) in that respect. I thought the crowd understood we are still adapting and we are trying to play in a different manner and it can be difficult when you play a side like Chelsea. We gave two or three (early) chances probably from us not keeping the ball well enough but the way we reacted, took responsibility and defended was immense."

Jose Mourinho: "We didn't score goals. We had chances and chances but we didn't score. If you don't score, what you create means nothing. It is a simple story. Artistic football without goals is not good. This was the game when we had 21 shots, nine attempts on target and well before they scored the goal we had easy chances to score. Perhaps there was not the killer instinct: one chance, one goal. Maybe one day we will have three chances and score three goals and win 3-0."

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