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Wigan (A) highlights

gijsbert_bos

Vital Football Hero
#6
Was Grant foul prior to their goal?
I initially thought Grant was being a bit theatrical but looks like their player scrapes his boot down Grant's shin and steps on his foot. Grant gets his toe to the ball before their player arrives, so definitely a foul IMO.
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cherryexile

Vital 1st Team Regular
#9
Was Grant foul prior to their goal?
Yes. Their player finished his attempt at the ball by stamping on Jorge's foot, but that was just after the ball had gone. What I can't tell is who got to the ball first and therefore whether it was a late challenge on Grant who got rid of the ball, or just a consequence of the Wigan player making the pass. Either way I think the Ref was behind the tackle and couldn't see it.
 

gijsbert_bos

Vital Football Hero
#10
Yes. Their player finished his attempt at the ball by stamping on Jorge's foot, but that was just after the ball had gone. What I can't tell is who got to the ball first and therefore whether it was a late challenge on Grant who got rid of the ball, or just a consequence of the Wigan player making the pass. Either way I think the Ref was behind the tackle and couldn't see it.
It was hard to see as it happened quickly, but I've rewound it loads of times and it looks like Jorge gets to the ball first, with possibly the bottom of his foot (ie. his studs) touching the ball. Not the best shot, but this shows it just after he's touched it, the Wigan player's foot is sliding down Jorge's shin at this point.

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Norfolk Imp

Vital 1st Team Regular
#16
The Imps winner on Saturday was my favourite goal of the season (so far).

Everything about it was vintage Appleton, from the Palmer roll out to Morgan, a lovely outside of the foot pass to Grant. A wonderful pivot and reverse pass to Hopper, who controlled, showed great composure to cut back inside and then rifle a sublime shot into the top corner ..... simply majestic :wahey:
 

NottyImp

Vital Football Legend
#18
The Imps winner on Saturday was my favourite goal of the season (so far).

Everything about it was vintage Appleton, from the Palmer roll out to Morgan, a lovely outside of the foot pass to Grant. A wonderful pivot and reverse pass to Hopper, who controlled, showed great composure to cut back inside and then rifle a sublime shot into the top corner ..... simply majestic :wahey:
Well described. A very good goal indeed. Had some of the same elements of the Arnold/Marriott classic versus Ipswich in the FA Cup.
 

nlondonimp

Vital Football Hero
#19
it was a lightning quick end to end attack... and rogers, who took the ball from palmer, was also right up there, unmarked to the left of hopper at the time of the goalscoring shot.
pretty good for a lad with fatigue.
 

NottyImp

Vital Football Legend
#20
it was a lightning quick end to end attack... and rogers, who took the ball from palmer, was also right up there, unmarked to the left of hopper at the time of the goalscoring shot.
pretty good for a lad with fatigue.
He only managed to get up there because Hopper was so slow and he caught him up.