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Re: Premier League 20/21
« Reply #1095 on: February 21, 2021, 11:16:38 PM »
Is there accidental fouls or not?
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Re: Premier League 20/21
« Reply #1096 on: February 21, 2021, 11:27:48 PM »
Is there accidental fouls or not?

Mistimed tackles, tangling feet with a player you’re chasing, going up for a header with your arm up and handling the ball. There’s always been accidental fouls. Most fouls are accidental, unless you’re someone trying to do another player or you deliberately take one for the team.

Being penalized for “fouling” someone you can’t see, who comes up over you from behind, kneeing you in the back of the head, is not something that, to me, is in the spirit of the game. The only way Trent could have avoided that “foul” was by not attempting the initial tackle that left him on his arse in the first place. Is that what we want?

If those ARE the current rules, the game is being run by a bunch of f**king idiots.

They already had to backtrack this season after a few ludicrous handballs against Spurs (twice) and United.
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Re: Premier League 20/21
« Reply #1097 on: February 22, 2021, 12:18:59 PM »
Maybe I'm getting old, but there is something seriously wrong with the evolving ethos of soccer if this is where we're at:

Dominic Calvert-Lewin had an open goal, so there was no reason for him to dive. As he hurdled Trent Alexander-Arnold to get to the ball, the Liverpool full back lifted his head and created contact.

It was a penalty, but it was good to see common sense prevail and Alexander-Arnold avoid a red card.


https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-9284513/MARK-CLATTENBURG-Chris-Kavanagh-giving-penalty-Merseyside-derby-right-call.html


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Re: Premier League 20/21
« Reply #1098 on: February 22, 2021, 12:32:54 PM »

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Re: Premier League 20/21
« Reply #1099 on: February 22, 2021, 12:39:14 PM »
As a Liverpool supporter I thought the Everton penalty was fair enough

It reminded me a bit of the clash between Shay Given and Ruud van Nistelrooy in the Ireland-Holland game in 2001, which, in all fairness, should have been a penalty

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Re: Premier League 20/21
« Reply #1100 on: February 22, 2021, 12:51:24 PM »
The game has changed lads:

https://twitter.com/AnalysisGaa/status/1363427127597662210

How the f**k did Vinnie Jones stay on the field? ;D

You had to have balls to play against f**kers like him.

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« Reply #1101 on: February 22, 2021, 12:54:29 PM »
The game has changed lads:

https://twitter.com/AnalysisGaa/status/1363427127597662210

How the f**k did Vinnie Jones stay on the field? ;D

You had to have balls to play against f**kers like him.
Having balls could be a serious hindrance when playing against Vinnie Jones, as Paul Gascoigne found out

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« Reply #1102 on: February 22, 2021, 01:03:49 PM »
The game has changed lads:

https://twitter.com/AnalysisGaa/status/1363427127597662210

How the f**k did Vinnie Jones stay on the field? ;D

You had to have balls to play against f**kers like him.
Having balls could be a serious hindrance when playing against Vinnie Jones, as Paul Gascoigne found out

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Re: Premier League 20/21
« Reply #1103 on: February 22, 2021, 01:48:35 PM »
Is the penalty scenario basically taking away from what was a deserved win by Everton anyway?

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Re: Premier League 20/21
« Reply #1104 on: February 22, 2021, 01:50:16 PM »
Is the penalty scenario basically taking away from what was a deserved win by Everton anyway?

Haven't seen anyone suggest that.

Liverpool haven't scored at Anfield from open play since Christmas. They didn't look like they were going to in the last ten against Everton either.