Tag Archives: Disallowed Goal

Goal or Not: Webb and Brazil v. Chile

One of the big talking points of Brazil’s penalty shootout win over Chile was whether it should have gone to penalties at all. At about 54 minutes, Hulk appeared to score a goal and Brazil celebrated wildly, only to have Howard Webb call it back for handball. Webb also produced a yellow card for deliberate handball. Hulk’s arm is up and it

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Goal or Not: Williams and Honduras v. Ecuador

Boy, this is a tough one. When Australian referee Ben Williams (in his first World Cup match) disallowed Honduras’ second goal by Jerry Bengston right before halftime, pandemonium reigned. Honduras would go on to lose 1-2. Now, let’s be clear about something: This goal was not disallowed because of offside (though many on Twitter think it was). It was disallowed for

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