‘Pure stupidity!’ – Walker blasted for penalty concession

first_imgSoft penalty! YesCan you give? YesWalker silly right there? YesWhy he didn’t jus head the ball away? Don’t know— Jan Aage Fjortoft (@JanAageFjortoft) June 18, 2018#WorldCup Walker was guessing where the #TUN player was.Classic penalty though— Stewart Weir (@sweirz) June 18, 2018My timeline full of people saying no penalty? Come on… #WorldCup— David Meyler (@DavidMeyler7) June 18, 2018Never a penalty. #Walker used his arms to stop the forward getting a run on him. That’s the standard of refereeing so far in the #WorldCup— Stephen Warnock (@StephenWarnock3) June 18, 2018Say what you will about it being a soft penalty to award, but Kyle Walker is utterly brainless to put his arm out like that. Needless.— Leanne Prescott (@_lfcleanne) June 18, 2018The softest of pens #TUNENG1-1— Dan Walker (@mrdanwalker) June 18, 2018Pure stupidity from Kyle Walker. Brainless— James Pearce (@JamesPearceEcho) June 18, 2018It was a penalty. Hard to see what Walker was doing there swinging his arm like that. Referee had a good, clear view and stopped in his tracks to point to the spot. @MirrorFootball— Darren Lewis (@MirrorDarren) June 18, 2018This is honestly one of the most Tottenham things I’ve ever seen.You can take Walker out of Tottenham but not the Tottenham out of Walker.— Becky (@becksthfc) June 18, 2018I mean, what is Walker thinking there? Such a ridiculous foul to give away when the team is incredibly comfortable. #worldcup— Andrew Gaffney (@GaffneyVLC) June 18, 2018England players looking at Kyle Walker like… #ENG #ENGTUN #WorldCup pic.twitter.com/iovcOdyysI— Footy Humour (@FootyHumour) June 18, 2018I don’t know how Walker’s foul there was Sterling’s fault, but I’m sure we can blame him somehow.— Sam Kelly (@HEGS_com) June 18, 2018Soft or not, stupidity from Walker.— Daniel Storey (@danielstorey85) June 18, 2018Despite a number of good chances to add another goal, England went into half-time level at 1-1.The Three Lions would end up taking all three points late, as Harry Kane scored his second goal of the game in stoppage time to give his side a 2-1 win. England ‘Pure stupidity!’ – England defender Walker blasted for penalty concession vs Tunisia Goal Last updated 1 year ago 02:58 6/19/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(2) Kyle Walker England Tunisia World Cup 2018 Getty England World Cup Tunisia v England Tunisia The Man City defender conceded a controversial spot-kick after catching a Tunisia player with a high arm England’s strong start to their World Cup opener against Tunisia was ruined 35 minutes in after Kyle Walker was whistled for a foul in the box on Fakhreddine Ben Youssef.With a cross coming into the box, the Manchester City defender threw his arm up and caught the Tunisia attacker in the face, with Ben Youssef immediately going to ground. The referee didn’t hesitate to point to the spot, and Ferjani Sassi buried the ensuing penalty to make it 1-1.  Article continues below Editors’ Picks Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now Arsenal would be selling their soul with Mourinho move Was Walker the victim of a soft penalty call or was he, as some on social media claim, “brainless”? As always, there was plenty of debate. last_img

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