Former refs' chief on Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp's 'worrying' chat with Craig Pawson and transparency over Leeds United's rejected Pascal Struijk appeal

Former refs' chief on Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp's 'worrying' chat with Craig Pawson and transparency over Leeds United's rejected Pascal Struijk appeal

Former refs' chief on Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp's 'worrying' chat with Craig Pawson and transparency over Leeds United's rejected Pascal Struijk appeal Former referees’ chief Keith Hackett has expressed concerns over the decision-making process that saw Pascal Struijk sent off against Liverpool, specifically Jurgen Klopp’s on-field confrontation of referee Craig Pawson. Hackett says he can understand why the decision to send Struijk was reached, although he has since noticed inconsistency in the refereeing of tackles like the one that left Harvey Elliott with a dislocated ankle. He can also see why Leeds appealed. They confirmed their appeal on Tuesday afternoon and, on Wednesday morning, it emerged that an FA independent panel had rejected it. Hackett told The Yorkshire Evening Post that it was the way the decision was reached that …
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