Writer: Site Staff
Date:Monday September 5 2011
Steven Gillespie secured Colchester a point at Scunthorpe on Saturday although it was very much a case of 'was it, wasn't it' for the striker.
Confusion reigned at Glanford Park as the ball crossed the line because Gillespie was not sure if the referee had awarded the goal or not?
The ref, Miller, below his whistle before the ball crossed the line so Gillespie, as he told The East Anglian Times, thought this was because Scunthorpe keeper Josh Lillis had fouled him and this foul was being awarded: 'I didn't know what was happening at first, because there was no one jumping on my back.
'I turned around and the referee was pointing towards the half-way line, so I thought has he given a foul? No one sort of knew.
'It was a little bit of a mix-up, but there was never going to be too many celebrations anyway because we wanted to go out and try and get the winner.'
Despite the goal being awarded Lillis was shown a yellow card with the advantage played.
After scoring his first league goal of the season Gillespie questions if this should not have been a red card as it was a professional foul: 'the referee booked the keeper afterwards, so if he has deemed it at as a foul why was it not a red card?'
The main thing is the goal stood and The U's came away with a point.
Instead of just viewing, why not login (or register as a new member) as well and leave some thoughts on this issue below...
Vital Football are currently looking for a site editor for this site.
Have you got the passion for your club? Are you over 18? Do you have experience in writing news and match reports? Or have you got a site that you want to move over to this exciting new network with free hosting and a content managed system on offer?
If so you could be just what we are looking for!
You don't have to be a site editor to contribute, if you have something to say on your club, simply submit it via the suggest an article link in the right hand side column.
For more information contact Jonathan on email@example.com, and/or click on the advert above.
Date:Monday September 5 2011
Stats: Bradford City v U's (Saturday January 31 2015)
Team News: Bradford v U's (Saturday January 31 2015)
Spurs Midfielder To Sign (Friday January 30 2015)
Thompson's Contract Cancelled (Thursday January 29 2015)
West Ham Defender Signs Permanently (Thursday January 29 2015)
Gorkss Contingency Plans In Place (Thursday January 29 2015)
Experience Matters (Wednesday January 28 2015)
A Couple More Go (Wednesday January 28 2015)
Striker Facing Six-Weeks Out (Wednesday January 28 2015)
League 1 - U's 2-0 Leyton Orient (Monday January 26 2015)
|23. Leyton Orient||27||6||8||13||-8||26|
|The Green Man For Walsall Fans Only
» Walsall : 31/01/2015 20:42:00
» Preston : 31/01/2015 18:41:00
» Yeovil : 31/01/2015 18:18:00
» Crewe : 31/01/2015 18:17:00
» Sheff Utd : 31/01/2015 17:44:00