Styles Error Costs Newcastle 3 Points, Refs Cost Newcastle 8th Spot In League

The Right Result independent panel last reviewed the key incidents from the Newcastle v Manchester City game and judged the following:

Rob Styles was wrong to award a penalty to Manchester City for Habib Beye’s tackle on Robinho.


According to the Right Result Table Newcastle, despite their off field problems should be far higher in 8th. It seems the team are not getting the rub of the green when it comes to match official decisions. Something else for Joe Kinnear to rant about!

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If you think the officials got a decision wrong on the weekend, something that would have resulted in a goal or prevented one, let us know in the comments below.

And while we’re at it, here’s a look at the number of decisions Rob Styles has gotten wrong in recent years.

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  1. duduabego 21 October, 2008
  2. RB 21 October, 2008
  3. Tripp 22 October, 2008