dirty leeds wrote:Found myself willing it to be a pen as the VAR review was taking place, just for the drama. [Unlike many others, I'm fairly indifferent to what happens to Man U, unless they're playing us.] It was a very strict interpretation of the supposedly approved rule about 'making yourself bigger' by use of arms, but I suppose he did that. Just about.
Going forward, I don't think defenders should have to tuck in their arms behind their back: that's just silly. But where does using your arms for balance in a 'normal' pose end and where does being a bit careless as to how far your arms stick out begin? Players won't help themselves because they always seek to bend the rules to breaking point on any issue - ergo onlookers assume they are doing it 'accidentally on purpose' even when they maybe weren't.
Meh. It wasn't Pontus, so I don't care.
MightyWhite wrote:The footballing world just seems right with a competitive Ajax team in it. Shame it looks like they’ll be picked apart again in the summer
eric olthwaite wrote:MightyWhite wrote:The footballing world just seems right with a competitive Ajax team in it. Shame it looks like they’ll be picked apart again in the summer
Indeed. Just waiting for the resurgence of Lokomotiv Dresden and Traktor Stalingrad and my childhood memories would be happily complete.
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