VIDEO: Rio’s brilliant tackle which resulted in a penalty

When Manchester United were a goal ahead against Newcastle during the weekend, a shockingly poor decision robbed us the match and put the Old Trafford faithful into uproar.

Rio Ferdinand made a brilliant challenge on Ben Arfa inside the box only for the linesman John Flynn to flag for a penalty, despite the referee being in a better position calling for a corner. When Mike Jones, who was filling in for an “ill” Phil Dowd, discussed with Flynn he called for a penalty. As a result, Demba Ba scored from the spot and we were denied three points.

And they say “United get all the decisions”…

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