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Re: Match 10 Discussion: York City (A)
Posted by: Onelastrover
Date: 14/09/2016 11:27
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Wasn't able to attend, was listening to Wirral Radio & was a nervous wreck for the whole 96 minutes!
Definitely sounded like the ref completely lost control and was out of his depth. Reading contradicting report to the Hughes red card. Will have to wait and try to see it myself somewhere, but if you go in studs up (as a lot of reports are saying) you always run that risk.

On the whole it sounded like a very good performance. Carry that on to Sutton, keep the set up the same (Harris in for Hughes) and put a couple of these chances away smiling smiley

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Sending off incident.


From that angle I think you'd have to say it was very soft for a straight red. He slid in in what looked a genuine attempt to play the ball, his foot did not look high. A foul, yes, yellow probably. Red? It's a risk you take but pretty harsh. Oscar nomination coming for the York player which was probably the reason for the red.

I think the problem is you go in like that in modern football and you're giving the referee a decision to make. They don't like those tackles where you're kind of lunging rather than sliding in. The players reaction is pathetic but it looks like the referee was going for the card pretty quickly regardless. As you say it's harsh and a 50/50 decision but I'm not sure Hughes needs to dive in like that at that area of the pitch to give him a decision.

I'm not sure its the error of biblical proportions radio Merseyside were making it out to be mind.

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