The great Rangers penalty debate rages as John Beaton comes in firing line – Hotline

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Rangers and Aberdeen caused Hotline chaos and Celtic were also in the mix.

Comments jammed the wires in the wake of a frantic midweek in the Scottish Premiership with the action at Ibrox taking centre stage.

Aberdeen got a point from Steven Gerrard’s team, but boss Stephen Glass fumed at decisions from ref John Beaton that saw Rangers get their draw through a late penalty won by Fashion Sakala and converted by James Tavernier.

Tommy Graham, Giffnock, said: “Why is it that when Rangers get a stonewall penalty it is always controversial?

“David Bates clearly hauled Sakala by grabbing his jersey. By the way, with no attempt to play the ball and stopping a clear goalscoring opportunity, it should have been a red card.”

Andy Adams, Kirkcaldy, added: “Clever comments from Glass. Never a foul? Never a penalty?

“He knows fine well both decisions were correct. Maybe better to look at the defending rather than blaming the officials.

“And he would’ve been quicker parking the bus and all the players cars in the Albion car park than on the pitch.”

But Tommy and Andy were in the minority with plenty piling in to have a pop at the official.

Steve McSherry, Uddingston , said: “They should hand the title to Rangers now. The referees will simply not allow Rangers to lose the league. Hibs, St Mirren and now Aberdeen have all been victims.”

The great Rangers penalty debate rages as John Beaton comes in firing line – Hotline
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James Fleming emailed to say: “Another display of bad refereeing. The way Sakala went down you thought he was going out of Fashion.”

James McClean, Isle of Bute, said: “Don’t hear Steven Gerrard shouting for VAR now. Two soft penalties in a row. It should be installed at Ibrox only at least to give the visiting teams a fair crack at the whip and Beaton should be stood down by his bosses.”

Aside from decisions, the Rangers performance was questioned as Gordon Ashley, Ayr, said: “I can’t believe there are still some Rangers fans saying their team aren’t bottle merchants in front of their own fans. How much proof do you need?

“Face facts. Last season’s training-match-no-fans trophy was a fluke and, without another two joke decisions, Aberdeen would have won 2-0.”

John Bruce said: “Aberdeen did as Aberdeen always do when playing Rangers. They played the game like a cup final. No doubt they’ll revert to type and treat their game on Saturday like a meaningless end-of-season affair.

“But Rangers should have seen this coming. They were hardly blind-sided. If the Rangers players were using Tuesday’s dreadful news as any form of excuse for Wednesday night’s total lack of spark or energy, then the least they can do for Walter Smith is to give 100% in every game to ensure that they stay top of the league until the end of the season.”

Frank McFerran, Carrickfergus, said: “As a Rangers fan I am beginning to wonder what is obviously wrong at Ibrox? Celtic are nothing special, yet they are right on Rangers’ tails and playing with gusto.”

Andrew Lamb, Fraserburgh, praised the Dons and said: “Well done to Stephen Glass and his side for going to Ibrox and being robbed out of three points. Nothing new there. Rangers were lucky to get a point.”

Celtic fans also got in touch after their side’s impressive win over Hibs.

Seamie Gallagher, Glasgow, said: “First half in Leith is the best Celtic have played since Ange took over. We were scintillating with precision passes and clinical finishes.

“We have gelled maybe quicker than a lot of fans thought possible.”

Joe Hart also made big saves and Stephen Mulhern, Dumbarton, said: “The goalkeeper situation on both sides of the Old Firm could have a major say on who lifts the title this season.

“Gerrard’s decision to use Allan McGregor sparingly has had the same effect as Celtic not having Fraser Forster and, with Celtic unearthing a gem in Hart, their momentum is building.”

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