Tag: penalty

15 April 2024 0

Mauricio Pochettino ‘can’t accept’ Chelsea penalty squabble

By Total Football News
Chelsea players argue over who will take a penalty
Cole Palmer has scored all nine Premier League penalties he has taken. Only Yaya Toure (11/11) has a better record

Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino says he was “so upset” about the dispute over who would take the penalty in their 6-0 win over Everton and has warned his players not to do it again.

Nicolas Jackson and Noni Madueke argued over who would take a spot-kick, which Cole Palmer went

12 April 2024 0

Leicester City: Foxes to avoid points penalty this season after EFL admission

By Total Football News
Leicester City flag
Leicester City are looking to return to the Premier League at their first attempt

Leicester City are not at risk of a points deduction this season after the English Football League said it does not have the power to punish clubs for Premier League breaches.

Leicester followed up by taking legal action, arguing a points penalty while in the Championship would be unlawful.

The EFL has now admitted regulations will

19 March 2024 0

Howard Webb: VAR right to stay out of Liverpool-Man City penalty decision says referees’ chief

By Total Football News
Manchester City's Jeremy Doku challenges Liverpool's Alexis Mac Allister in the final seconds of their 1-1 Premier League draw
Manchester City’s Doku escaped giving away a penalty for this challenge on Liverpool’s Mac Allister in the final seconds of their 1-1 Premier League draw

Referees’ chief Howard Webb has said the video assistant referee (VAR) was right not to interfere as Liverpool were not given a late penalty in their recent 1-1 draw with Manchester City.

City winger Jeremy Doku caught Alexis Mac Allister with a high boot in