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Sheffield United: Fans furious as VAR rules out David McGoldrick goal for offside

Sheffield United: Fans furious as VAR rules out David McGoldrick goal for offside - Sheffield United

Sheffield United secured a solid 1-1 draw against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday (BBC Sport), however it could have been an even better result for Chris Wilder’s side. 

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Indeed, as well as George Baldock’s goal, David McGoldrick also found the back of the net in the game but his effort was controversially ruled out by VAR.

It wasn’t even the Republic of Ireland international who was adjudged to be offside, nor was it Enda Stevens who provided the cross.

The decision went back to another phase of play prior to the goal, with the technology suggesting that John Lundstram’s toe was marginally offside (@premierleague).

The call was extremely harsh, and it has led to many in the media slamming VAR after the game including talkSPORT host Adrian Durham who described it as “garbage” (via @talkSPORTdrive).

After seeing why the goal was chalked off on social media, plenty of Sheffield United fans were left raging with the decision.

Here is what some had to say about VAR’s decision on Twitter…

Sheffield United fans, should David McGoldrick’s goal have stood against Spurs? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below…


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