Video: Gary Neville accepts blame for Liverpool goal to old Man Utd team-mates David Beckham and Paul Scholes
This clip from the new The Class of ’92 film shows former Manchester United defender Gary Neville taking the blame for a Liverpool goal.
The Sky Sports pundit now analyses other people’s defensive frailties – but he can still admit to his own. He reckons Michael Owen’s opener in an FA Cup fourth round tie in 1999 was his fault.
He tells former team-mates David Beckham and Paul Scholes: “That was my fault, as well. It just got crossed in. I just couldn’t get my head there in time.
“I always remember the goals I give away, me.”
Beckham recalls Neville had a different version of events at the time and had blamed him for the goal.
Here’s the goal they’re talking about:
Of course, they can all laugh and joke: they came back to win the match 2-1 and went on to win the FA Cup that season as part of their Treble success.