Belfast Telegraph

UK Website Of The Year

Home Sport Football Scottish

Ref justice for Fenlon

Published 14/03/2013

Hibernian manager Pat Fenlon
Hibernian manager Pat Fenlon

Pat Fenlon has every right to feel aggrieved at recent refereeing decisions against his Hibs side.

They had a penalty awarded against them at Dundee United two-and-a-half weeks ago which was clearly outside the box and on Sunday Leigh Griffiths had a legitimate goal ruled out by the officials as they struggled to see his free kick was at least a yard over the line.

Goal-line technology for me is a necessity but also referees and their assistants have to be made accountable for making such blatant errors.

Players and managers have to answer questions on mistakes they make but referees get into their cars and go home after a game and don't have to face such questioning.

They've always wanted paid fairly for the job they do, time to start earning it I say!

How to Complain

If you have a complaint about the editorial content of the Belfast Telegraph or Sunday Life then contact the Editor here. If you are not satisfied with the response provided then you can contact the Independent Press Standards Organisation here

Your Comments

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Read More

From Belfast Telegraph