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Exclusive - “Ruining the game” - Former Premier League ref Mark Halsey points out the serious issue after penalty drama between Spurs and Newcastle

24 days ago   |   By CaughtOffside

There's little doubt that the implementation of the handball laws have dominated the start to the Premier League season, but the scenes between Spurs and Newcastle today mean we've probably reached a tipping point.
There will be added anger from Spurs because they've drawn a game that should've been dead and buried, but the timing and the importance of the penalty call will make this a much bigger issue.
There's zero doubt that the ball does hit Eric Dier on the arm, but he's in mid air with his back turned and his arm isn't really outstretched, so it's clear to see why there's so much...
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