Poll: Should Matt Jarvis have gone down from Sagna challenge?


West Ham were denied a penalty against Jarvis stayed on his feet following a challenge from Sagna.
Sam Allarydce wasn’t happy in his post match interview claiming there is no reward for being honest.
‘For honesty there is no reward. So what do I do? ‘A foul is a foul, it doesn’t matter whether you go down or stay on your feet. You get slaughtered for diving, but when someone is honest and you don’t get what you should get. Every team, when you stay on your feet particularly in the penalty area, it’s a critical decision so you have to make the referee’s mind up.‘If there is contact, you should go down and make the referee’s mind up for him. There is no reward for being honest.”

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  • DanF94 says:

    Sadly, until the level of refereeing in the PL improves, and refs start giving penalties even when the fouled player doesn’t go down, dishonesty is the only way to go. Morally wrong? Yes. But, as Gary Neville said last night, the rest of the world does it – we need to keep up.

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