CARRA’S OUTRAGE! Ex-England defender’s furious reaction to penalty decision has the nation going wild!

Carragher’s Immediate Reaction to England’s Controversial Penalty Spikes Fan Debate

Published on 20:43, 10 July 2024 GMT+1

Jamie Carragher’s scathing criticism of England’s penalty award against the Netherlands has sparked a heated discussion among football fans.

The England striker was awarded a penalty in the 16th minute of their Euro 2024 semifinal against the Netherlands, and Harry Kane subsequently converted the spot-kick to level the scores at 1-1. However, former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher believes the referee got the decision wrong, claiming, "Never a penalty," accompanied by a laugh.

Carragher’s post received a mixed response, with fans of the England national team defending the call while others agreeing with his initial sentiment. "Studs up, pushed vertically towards Kane and the ball. Clear foul, clear penalty," said one fan. Meanwhile, another tweeted, "I don’t understand the fuss. I thought the foul on Kane was a clear penalty. Dumfries was nowhere near the ball."

The reaction comes as a significant talking point amidst the ongoing controversy surrounding VAR technology. With Lee Dixon describing the call as a "challenge" while former England international Alan Shearer opined that it would "settle" the Red Lion.


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As England look to defy expectations and make their way to the coveted European Championship final, fans must await the final outcome. In this chaotic world of VAR and penalty deliberations, it is undeniable that the conversation remains ongoing, with an all-time-low tolerance from some for anything deemed substandard.

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