Tate Unhappy With Referee Decisions

Sunday, 7 March 2010, 8:42
1 min read

One poor penalty decision and a blatant offside missed by the officials cost the Swans dear as they fell to an injury time goal to fall further behind the top two in the division.

And with Pratley and Sousa already having their say, the Swans vice captain was not far behind when he spoke to BBC Sport.

"We're disappointed with the decisions that went against us but I have to say it's not the first time – we've had a fair few and they all seem to be away from home.  If that had been us defending it would have been a penalty and a sending off, no question about it."

"We are putting the blame solely on the refs because it is their fault.   They got the penalty and the sending off wrong and the offside at the end from which they scored.  The FA need to look at him and see what the punishment is for him doing that.

"We deserved the draw, we have come here and worked really hard and it's disappointing that two linesmen and a referee have taken that away from us but we've got to pick ourselves up and move on.  It will show our character if we can bounce straight back.

"The ref has got to realise that he could have cost us a 60 million decision whether he makes an apology is up to him that's something you need to take up with him."

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