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Penalty nonsense

New season same old nonsense
Forums & Twitter awash with bitterness about penalties being awarded to the top sides

With the style of play Liverpool & Utd I would expect to get more penalties than most as they both generally dominate the ball and attack the box with pace
I would expect Leicester to get plenty for the same reason but not as many as they don’t dominate the ball as much

City won’t get as many because they rely more on movement off the ball

Vast majority of penalties like the 2 Liverpool got on Saturday are penalties you would expect to be given,just don’t see the controversy

Tottenham supporters seem to be the most up in arms about anything to do with Liverpool which is equally bewildering
It’s like Spar having a spat with Waitrose

It’s all a bit weird

posted 1 week, 5 days ago

comment by Winston (U16525)
posted 12 minutes ago
Suppose the VAR brigade are going to be clamouring to tell us that was a good decision today as well, one that benefits football.



Defending is pot luck now.
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Nope. That was never a penalty. Way too close, for me.

posted 1 week, 5 days ago

comment by Winston (U16525)
posted 4 minutes ago
‘Harsh’


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Yep. Harsh.

"Unduly severe"

Seems about right.

posted 1 week, 5 days ago

Yeh, sure you’d call it harsh if it were against Liverpool.

posted 1 week, 5 days ago

comment by Winston (U16525)
posted 56 seconds ago
Yeh, sure you’d call it harsh if it were against Liverpool.
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It would be harsh. What words I use to describe it is irrelevant. Calm down Winston.

posted 1 week, 5 days ago

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posted 1 week, 5 days ago

I reckon the official is corrupt myself.

Must be the only explanation.

posted 1 week, 4 days ago

Another absolute shocker today.

Right or wrong, if the people running the game think they’ve improved it with the way the handball law is now, they’re idiots.

posted 1 week, 4 days ago

I think people were saying that’s against the rules though?

posted 1 week, 4 days ago

comment by Edinspur (U1109)
posted 1 minute ago
I think people were saying that’s against the rules though?
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The rules aren’t entirely clear - they talk about a silhouette position.

But even if it’s a correct decision within the rules, surely no one with half a brain and watch that and think this is a sensible rule?

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