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New York Daily News
FIFA leaves playoff controversy referee off World Cup listhas published a list of 36 referees to attend a World Cup seminar from Nov. 25-
New York Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
has published a list of 36 referees to attend a World Cup seminar from Nov. 25-29 in Abu Dhabi that does not include Ovidiu Hategan of Romania. FIFA says its final selection is planned for January. Hategan was at a 61-man World Cup session... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
FIFA leaves playoff controversy referee off World Cup listhas published a list of 36 referees to attend a World Cup seminar from Nov. 25-
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 6 days ago
has published a list of 36 referees to attend a World Cup seminar from Nov. 25-29 in Abu Dhabi that does not include Ovidiu Hategan of Romania. FIFA says its final selection is planned for January. Hategan was at a 61-man World Cup session... Read more
10d
Football.co.uk
5 things from Northern Ireland’s World Cup play-off heartachepenalty that should never been given for a handball against Corry Evans. O’Nei
Football.co.uk / Posted 10 days ago
penalty that should never been given for a handball against Corry Evans. O’Neill and his players were robbed by referee Ovidiu Hategan and no amount of sympathy or praise will ease the pain. Source: By PA Sport StaffPlease enable JavaScript to... Read more
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10d
Football365
Mascherano and Liverpool: What is news?Ireland from the World Cup, Lisa Evans, wife of defender Corry, unleashed a tir
Football365 / Posted 10 days ago
Ireland from the World Cup, Lisa Evans, wife of defender Corry, unleashed a tirade of racist abuse on Twitter. The referee, Ovidiu Hategan, was a ‘Romanian gypsy c***’, an ‘ungrateful t***’ and had ‘smelly relatives’ who were probably housed in... Read more
10d
Decclan Chronicle
Switzerland and Croatia qualify for 2018 FIFA World Cupafter heavy rain. O’Neill said his players would still feel hard done by, after
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
after heavy rain. O’Neill said his players would still feel hard done by, after the decision from Romanian referee Ovidiu Hategan to award Switzerland a penalty when Xherdan Shaqiri’s volley struck Corry Evans on the shoulder from... Read more
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10d
Oxford Mail
5 things from Northern Ireland’s World Cup play-off heartachethe difference between the two teams was a first-leg penalty that should never
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
the difference between the two teams was a first-leg penalty that should never been given for a handball against Corry Evans. O’Neill and his players were robbed by referee Ovidiu Hategan and no amount of sympathy or praise will ease... Read more
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10d
Gazette
5 things from Northern Ireland’s World Cup play-off heartachethe difference between the two teams was a first-leg penalty that should never
Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
the difference between the two teams was a first-leg penalty that should never been given for a handball against Corry Evans. O’Neill and his players were robbed by referee Ovidiu Hategan and no amount of sympathy or praise will ease... Read more
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10d
guardian-series
5 things from Northern Ireland’s World Cup play-off heartachethe difference between the two teams was a first-leg penalty that should never
guardian-series / Posted 10 days ago
the difference between the two teams was a first-leg penalty that should never been given for a handball against Corry Evans. O’Neill and his players were robbed by referee Ovidiu Hategan and no amount of sympathy or praise will ease... Read more
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10d
Greenock Telegraph
5 things from Northern Ireland’s World Cup play-off heartachethe difference between the two teams was a first-leg penalty that should never
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
the difference between the two teams was a first-leg penalty that should never been given for a handball against Corry Evans. O’Neill and his players were robbed by referee Ovidiu Hategan and no amount of sympathy or praise will ease... Read more
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10d
Harrow Times
5 things from Northern Ireland’s World Cup play-off heartachethe difference between the two teams was a first-leg penalty that should never
Harrow Times / Posted 10 days ago
the difference between the two teams was a first-leg penalty that should never been given for a handball against Corry Evans. O’Neill and his players were robbed by referee Ovidiu Hategan and no amount of sympathy or praise will ease... Read more
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10d
St Albans & Harpenden Review
5 things from Northern Ireland’s World Cup play-off heartachethe difference between the two teams was a first-leg penalty that should never
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 10 days ago
the difference between the two teams was a first-leg penalty that should never been given for a handball against Corry Evans. O’Neill and his players were robbed by referee Ovidiu Hategan and no amount of sympathy or praise will ease... Read more
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10d
Wandsworth Guardian
5 things from Northern Ireland’s World Cup play-off heartachethe difference between the two teams was a first-leg penalty that should never
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
the difference between the two teams was a first-leg penalty that should never been given for a handball against Corry Evans. O’Neill and his players were robbed by referee Ovidiu Hategan and no amount of sympathy or praise will ease... Read more
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10d
EveningTimes Online
5 things from Northern Ireland’s World Cup play-off heartachethe difference between the two teams was a first-leg penalty that should never
EveningTimes Online / Posted 10 days ago
the difference between the two teams was a first-leg penalty that should never been given for a handball against Corry Evans. O’Neill and his players were robbed by referee Ovidiu Hategan and no amount of sympathy or praise will ease... Read more
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11d
Irish Examiner
Irish FA to support introduction of video refs after controversial penalty decision knocks them outthe play-offs, with the Swiss' passage sealed by a spot-kick call that will hau
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
the play-offs, with the Swiss' passage sealed by a spot-kick call that will haunt Michael O'Neill's men forever. Referee Ovidiu Hategan adjudged Corry Evans had handled Xherdan Shaqiri's shot at Windsor Park last Thursday, even though replays... Read more
11d
birminghammail
Northern Ireland star and wife apologise over shock xenophobic rant at refafter he conceded a penalty in Northern Ireland's World Cup play-off with Switz
birminghammail / Posted 11 days ago
after he conceded a penalty in Northern Ireland's World Cup play-off with Switzerland on Thursday night. Romanian referee Ovidiu Hategan controversially awarded the Swiss a second-half spot-kick having deemed Evans handled Xherdan Shaqiri's shot,... Read more
11d
EuroNews
Northern Ireland exit rekindles debate over technology at World Cupthe ball had hit the defender’s shoulder. TV replays supported that assessment
EuroNews / Posted 11 days ago
the ball had hit the defender’s shoulder. TV replays supported that assessment yet no technology was available to official Ovidiu Hategan as the Video Assisted Referee (VAR) System which is currently being trialled in several leagues was not... Read more
11d
Channel NewsAsia
Northern Ireland exit rekindles debate over technology at World Cupthe ball had hit the defender's shoulder. TV replays supported that assessment
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
the ball had hit the defender's shoulder. TV replays supported that assessment yet no technology was available to official Ovidiu Hategan as the Video Assisted Referee (VAR) System which is currently being trialled in several leagues was not... Read more
11d
Wandsworth Guardian
Emotions run high as Northern Ireland’s World Cup hopes endcharacteristics of O’Neill’s near six-year tenure. Yet they could not rectify
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
characteristics of O’Neill’s near six-year tenure. Yet they could not rectify what happened at Windsor Park, when referee Ovidiu Hategan inexplicably gave that crucial first-leg penalty for a handball against Corry Evans that left O’Neill and his... Read more
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11d
ESPN.co.uk
Italy to blame; Neymar's tears for realwas the difference between the two sides. Awarding the penalty was an entirely
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 11 days ago
was the difference between the two sides. Awarding the penalty was an entirely wrong decision by an experienced referee, Ovidiu Hategan. He made a mistake because even the best officials make mistakes. Had he the chance to see it again, I'm... Read more
11d
Gazette
Emotions run high as Northern Ireland’s World Cup hopes endcharacteristics of O’Neill’s near six-year tenure. Yet they could not rectify
Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
characteristics of O’Neill’s near six-year tenure. Yet they could not rectify what happened at Windsor Park, when referee Ovidiu Hategan inexplicably gave that crucial first-leg penalty for a handball against Corry Evans that left O’Neill and his... Read more
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11d
Harrow Times
Emotions run high as Northern Ireland’s World Cup hopes endcharacteristics of O’Neill’s near six-year tenure. Yet they could not rectify
Harrow Times / Posted 11 days ago
characteristics of O’Neill’s near six-year tenure. Yet they could not rectify what happened at Windsor Park, when referee Ovidiu Hategan inexplicably gave that crucial first-leg penalty for a handball against Corry Evans that left O’Neill and his... Read more
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11d
St Albans & Harpenden Review
Emotions run high as Northern Ireland’s World Cup hopes endcharacteristics of O’Neill’s near six-year tenure. Yet they could not rectify
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 11 days ago
characteristics of O’Neill’s near six-year tenure. Yet they could not rectify what happened at Windsor Park, when referee Ovidiu Hategan inexplicably gave that crucial first-leg penalty for a handball against Corry Evans that left O’Neill and his... Read more
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11d
guardian-series
Emotions run high as Northern Ireland’s World Cup hopes endcharacteristics of O’Neill’s near six-year tenure. Yet they could not rectify
guardian-series / Posted 11 days ago
characteristics of O’Neill’s near six-year tenure. Yet they could not rectify what happened at Windsor Park, when referee Ovidiu Hategan inexplicably gave that crucial first-leg penalty for a handball against Corry Evans that left O’Neill and his... Read more
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11d
Greenock Telegraph
Emotions run high as Northern Ireland’s World Cup hopes endcharacteristics of O’Neill’s near six-year tenure. Yet they could not rectify
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
characteristics of O’Neill’s near six-year tenure. Yet they could not rectify what happened at Windsor Park, when referee Ovidiu Hategan inexplicably gave that crucial first-leg penalty for a handball against Corry Evans that left O’Neill and his... Read more
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11d
EveningTimes Online
Emotions run high as Northern Ireland’s World Cup hopes endcharacteristics of O’Neill’s near six-year tenure. Yet they could not rectify
EveningTimes Online / Posted 11 days ago
characteristics of O’Neill’s near six-year tenure. Yet they could not rectify what happened at Windsor Park, when referee Ovidiu Hategan inexplicably gave that crucial first-leg penalty for a handball against Corry Evans that left O’Neill and his... Read more
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11d
EveningTimes Online
Switzerland 0 Nothern Ireland 0: Michael O’Neill coy over future as World Cup dream diesof what happened in a 0-0 draw in Basel on Sunday, but due to a contentious pen
EveningTimes Online / Posted 11 days ago
of what happened in a 0-0 draw in Basel on Sunday, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier. Referee Ovidiu Hategan dumbfounded them when he spotted a handball against Corry Evans and gave a penalty that Ricardo Rodriguez... Read more
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11d
Football.co.uk
Emotions run high as Northern Ireland's World Cup hopes endcharacteristics of O'Neill's near six-year tenure. Yet they could not rectify
Football.co.uk / Posted 11 days ago
characteristics of O'Neill's near six-year tenure. Yet they could not rectify what happened at Windsor Park, when referee Ovidiu Hategan inexplicably gave that crucial first-leg penalty for a handball against Corry Evans that left O'Neill and his... Read more
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11d
Oxford Mail
Emotions run high as Northern Ireland’s World Cup hopes endcharacteristics of O’Neill’s near six-year tenure. Yet they could not rectify
Oxford Mail / Posted 11 days ago
characteristics of O’Neill’s near six-year tenure. Yet they could not rectify what happened at Windsor Park, when referee Ovidiu Hategan inexplicably gave that crucial first-leg penalty for a handball against Corry Evans that left O’Neill and his... Read more
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11d
Daily Mail
Northern Ireland 'shafted' by penalty decision in first leg, says starthree days earlier proved decisive. Northern Ireland head home still smarting
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
three days earlier proved decisive. Northern Ireland head home still smarting over the decision by Romanian referee Ovidiu Hategan to penalise Corry Evans for handball at Windsor Park that has cost them a place at the first World Cup finals... Read more
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11d
The News and Star
Michael O'Neill shelves future talk after Northern Ireland's World Cup hopes endon Sunday, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that ma
The News and Star / Posted 11 days ago
on Sunday, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that may haunt some of his team forever. Referee Ovidiu Hategan dumbfounded them when he spotted a handball against Corry Evans and gave a penalty that Ricardo Rodriguez... Read more
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11d
Whitehaven News
Michael O'Neill shelves future talk after Northern Ireland's World Cup hopes endon Sunday, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that ma
Whitehaven News / Posted 11 days ago
on Sunday, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that may haunt some of his team forever. Referee Ovidiu Hategan dumbfounded them when he spotted a handball against Corry Evans and gave a penalty that Ricardo Rodriguez... Read more
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11d
Irish Examiner
We were 'shafted' by penalty decision, says Northern Ireland's Oliver NorwoodBasel today, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
Basel today, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that may haunt some of his team forever. Referee Ovidiu Hategan dumbfounded them when he spotted a handball against Corry Evans and gave a penalty that Ricardo Rodriguez... Read more
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11d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Michael O'Neill shelves future talk after Northern Ireland's World Cup hopes endon Sunday, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that ma
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 11 days ago
on Sunday, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that may haunt some of his team forever. Referee Ovidiu Hategan dumbfounded them when he spotted a handball against Corry Evans and gave a penalty that Ricardo Rodriguez... Read more
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11d
Gazette
Michael O’Neill shelves future talk after Northern Ireland’s World Cup hopes endon Sunday, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that ma
Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
on Sunday, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that may haunt some of his team forever. Referee Ovidiu Hategan dumbfounded them when he spotted a handball against Corry Evans and gave a penalty that Ricardo Rodriguez... Read more
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11d
Greenock Telegraph
Michael O’Neill shelves future talk after Northern Ireland’s World Cup hopes endon Sunday, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that ma
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
on Sunday, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that may haunt some of his team forever. Referee Ovidiu Hategan dumbfounded them when he spotted a handball against Corry Evans and gave a penalty that Ricardo Rodriguez... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Michael O'Neill shelves future talk after Northern Ireland's World Cup hopes endon Sunday, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that ma
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 12 days ago
on Sunday, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that may haunt some of his team forever. Referee Ovidiu Hategan dumbfounded them when he spotted a handball against Corry Evans and gave a penalty that Ricardo Rodriguez... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Michael O’Neill shelves future talk after Northern Ireland’s World Cup hopes endon Sunday, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that ma
Oxford Mail / Posted 12 days ago
on Sunday, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that may haunt some of his team forever. Referee Ovidiu Hategan dumbfounded them when he spotted a handball against Corry Evans and gave a penalty that Ricardo Rodriguez... Read more
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12d
guardian-series
Michael O’Neill shelves future talk after Northern Ireland’s World Cup hopes endon Sunday, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that ma
guardian-series / Posted 12 days ago
on Sunday, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that may haunt some of his team forever. Referee Ovidiu Hategan dumbfounded them when he spotted a handball against Corry Evans and gave a penalty that Ricardo Rodriguez... Read more
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Harrow Times
Michael O’Neill shelves future talk after Northern Ireland’s World Cup hopes endon Sunday, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that ma
Harrow Times / Posted 12 days ago
on Sunday, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that may haunt some of his team forever. Referee Ovidiu Hategan dumbfounded them when he spotted a handball against Corry Evans and gave a penalty that Ricardo Rodriguez... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Michael O’Neill shelves future talk after Northern Ireland’s World Cup hopes endon Sunday, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that ma
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 12 days ago
on Sunday, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that may haunt some of his team forever. Referee Ovidiu Hategan dumbfounded them when he spotted a handball against Corry Evans and gave a penalty that Ricardo Rodriguez... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Michael O’Neill shelves future talk after Northern Ireland’s World Cup hopes endon Sunday, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that ma
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
on Sunday, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that may haunt some of his team forever. Referee Ovidiu Hategan dumbfounded them when he spotted a handball against Corry Evans and gave a penalty that Ricardo Rodriguez... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Michael O’Neill shelves future talk after Northern Ireland’s World Cup hopes endon Sunday, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that ma
EveningTimes Online / Posted 12 days ago
on Sunday, but due to a contentious penalty decision three days earlier that may haunt some of his team forever. Referee Ovidiu Hategan dumbfounded them when he spotted a handball against Corry Evans and gave a penalty that Ricardo Rodriguez... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Shaqiri surprised by Switzerland penaltyat Windsor Park 1-0 thanks to the contentious spot-kick, scored by Ricardo Rodr
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 12 days ago
at Windsor Park 1-0 thanks to the contentious spot-kick, scored by Ricardo Rodriguez. Corry Evans was adjudged by referee Ovidiu Hategan to have handled a Shaqiri effort, but Northern Ireland were incensed and replays showed the ball may have... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
O'Neill: N Ireland have moved past penaltyinsists his players are concentrating on overturning the deficit in Basel on Su
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 12 days ago
insists his players are concentrating on overturning the deficit in Basel on Sunday, rather than stewing over referee Ovidiu Hategan believing Corry Evans handled Xherdan Shaqiri's shot. "There's a lot of emotion in the dressing room after... Read more
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Goal.com
Switzerland vs Northern Ireland:off time, odds & World Cup play-off previewfirst leg of the play-off at home in highly contentious circumstances, with a c
Goal.com / Posted 12 days ago
first leg of the play-off at home in highly contentious circumstances, with a controversial penalty decision from referee Ovidiu Hategan allowing Ricardo Rodriguez to give the Swiss a 1-0 advantage. As a consequence, Northern Ireland will need an... Read more
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HITC Sport
Switzerland’s Granit Xhaka tells Northern Ireland to get over penaltyirritated his team’s strong first-leg display has been overshadowed by the spot
HITC Sport / Posted 12 days ago
irritated his team’s strong first-leg display has been overshadowed by the spot-kick that decided the outcome. The referee Ovidiu Hategan awarded a penalty, scored by Ricardo Rodríguez, for deliberate handball by Corry Evans when Xherdan Shaqiri’s... Read more
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Daily Mail
Northern Ireland boss: We have more to worry about than ref selectionof German referee Felix Brych. The build-up to the game at St Jakob-Park has b
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
of German referee Felix Brych. The build-up to the game at St Jakob-Park has been dominated by the controversy over Ovidiu Hategan’s decision to award the Swiss a penalty in the first leg in Belfast on Thursday night. The Romanian referee... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Northern Ireland boss Michael O’Neill: We’re not still stewing over penalty callinsists his players are concentrating on overturning the deficit in Basel on Su
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
insists his players are concentrating on overturning the deficit in Basel on Sunday, rather than stewing over referee Ovidiu Hategan believing Corry Evans handled Xherdan Shaqiri’s shot. “There’s a lot of emotion in the dressing room after... Read more
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guardian-series
Northern Ireland boss Michael O’Neill: We’re not still stewing over penalty callinsists his players are concentrating on overturning the deficit in Basel on Su
guardian-series / Posted 12 days ago
insists his players are concentrating on overturning the deficit in Basel on Sunday, rather than stewing over referee Ovidiu Hategan believing Corry Evans handled Xherdan Shaqiri’s shot. “There’s a lot of emotion in the dressing room after... Read more
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The World Game
Get over contentious penalty, Xhaka tells Northern Irelandwhen closing down a Xherdan Shaqiri volley in the 58th minute of Thursday eveni
The World Game / Posted 12 days ago
when closing down a Xherdan Shaqiri volley in the 58th minute of Thursday evening's (Friday morning AEDT) match, referee Ovidiu Hategan pointing to the spot despite replays showing the ball had struck the Blackburn Rovers man on the... Read more
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