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A dubious penalty to beat Leicester.

A dubious penalty to beat Spurs. 

Got away with an offside decision against us that shouldnt have rules out the equaliser.

Got away with 2 penalties, 1 completely stonewall, and sn offside goal to beat city. 

Does any other team get that many tight decisions go their way? It actually left a sour taste watching that game today. 

Liverpool's name is on the trophy this year....

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I only saw MOTD yet thought Liverpool should have conceded two yellow for pushing City players towards the hoardings. Also thought City should have had one penalty from handball against Alexander-Arnold.

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1 hour ago, Jonty said:

I think too many posters in this thread are overlooking the hilarity of Pep being subject to an abysmal refereeing performance.

Tis a f**king disgrace, one might say.

And city players have never gotten away with bad tackles before! Poor ol man city :((((

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Its so obvious it’s not even funny. Wonder if anyone with the power too will step in to stop it. Or have they all had their palms greased?  

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14 hours ago, big blue said:

A dubious penalty to beat Leicester.

A dubious penalty to beat Spurs. 

Got away with an offside decision against us that shouldnt have rules out the equaliser.

Got away with 2 penalties, 1 completely stonewall, and sn offside goal to beat city. 

Does any other team get that many tight decisions go their way? It actually left a sour taste watching that game today. 

Liverpool's name is on the trophy this year....

Liverpool haven't beat Chelsea, City or Leicester without a dubious decision/s going in their favour.

Take 6 points off them and all of a sudden that gap because miniscule.

Liverpool 28

Leicester 27

Chelsea 27

City 26

 

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17 hours ago, Davey Baby said:

There are people on these boards that will tell you anybody claiming Chelsea get the rough end of the stick with referees and VAR are paranoid and conspiracy theorists. These same people presumably believe all teams get treated equally. They probably watched Utd under Fergie and thought they were getting treated equally. Similarly, they must watch Liverpool and think they get treated equally. Either I'm a paranoid conspiracy theorist or they're mad. Michael Oliver at the Bridge might as well have been wearing a red shirt, and today the same. It's not so much the handball (which I think is debatable), it's just the fact he was never going to give a 50/50 decision to Man City. Liverpool could foul at will in that first half. A cynical foul right in front of Oliver to halt an attack. No booking. A talking to but no booking. City's players were rightfully incensed. Second half there was a blatant push on Sterling by Mane. It's a stonewall penalty. Mane is well behind Sterling, he stretches in order to push him in the back and make him fall to ground. No penalty. It's clear and obvious. What does VAR say? No penalty. A City player gets booked for arguing. City deserved the win. They were the better side. However Liverpool had the numerical advantage. They had the officials on their side. As ever.

I've always thought that City and Chelsea get the rough end of decisions because of the way we ruined the monopoly of United/Arsenal/Liverpool. We were the upstarts that caused a problem for the more so called "traditional top clubs".

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19 hours ago, Valerie said:

Thanks Rob. Looks like my typically Dutch 'speculaaskruiden' will come in handy :smile: I'm going to give this a try (when in possession of a pumpkin). I will report back.

YES, I'M IN DENIAL, SO WHAT!

What are you  going to do with your speculum and a pumpkin?  Recreate one of the scenes from the 1970's porn classic Big Fanny's Stretching Exercises for Middle-aged Women?

 

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The people running VAR will never improve when idiots like Dermot Gallagher not only back the farcical none hand ball call and "offside" calls for liverpool and again sheff United but also applauded them.

 

https://www.skysports.com/football/news/11661/11859349/ref-watch-var-correct-to-stick-with-on-field-decision-for-trent-alexander-arnold-handball-says-dermot-gallagher

 

Moron.

Edited by axman2526

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So the official view is that making your silhouette bigger is fine. This was the position at the start of the season:

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The IFAB have now confirmed that a handball will be awarded if a player makes his body an "unnatural silhouette", i.e. making his body bigger with his arm. It is also automatically an offence if the arm is above shoulder height.

The Dele Ali decision at Everton last Sunday and the TAA decision yesterday have proved that that no longer applies.

Or else they have proved that VAR officials have carte blanche to ignore the laws as they see fit, and they are free to stitch teams up whenever they feel like it.

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The amazing thing is the time it took to look at the handball and the Salah goal. You'd have thought, given previous examples, it would take a few minutes. No, the handball was dismissed straight away by VAR, as the Sky commentators confirmed upon Liverpool scoring the opener. No sooner did it hit the back of the net than they were telling us it had been confirmed it was standing. Salah's goal was very tight. You'd think VAR would want to look at it again and again, as they did the previous day with Sheffield Utd. Nope, again given in seconds.

 

Edit: Then there was the push on Sterling, which was a definite pen. I'm not sure VAR even looked at it, and if they did they couldn't have given it more than a cursory glance. 

Edited by Davey Baby

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Harrogate are 1 goal down against portsmouth at the 68th minute in their FA cup clash. 

 

I know, international breaks suck. 

Edited by Londonisblue

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I made this exact observation during the game, how on earth did VAR made a decision before so quickly when it always takes at least 2 to 3 minutes. Yet within 30 seconds it was okay

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Spurs seem like a example of not holding on to unhappy talents too long.

Rose, Alderweild, Vartongan, Erikson all leaving it seems in a year or 2. Seems to have upset the applecart.

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19 hours ago, axman2526 said:

Spurs seem like a example of not holding on to unhappy talents too long.

Rose, Alderweild, Vartongan, Erikson all leaving it seems in a year or 2. Seems to have upset the applecart.

When they look back on their careers, they will all be saying "what a waste of time"

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