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Ref Thompson admits Old Firm penalty blunder

October 5, 2009
By Soccernet staff
Referee Craig Thomson admits he should have awarded Celtic a second penalty in their Old Firm defeat by Rangers at Ibrox.

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With Rangers leading through a Kenny Miller goal, Thomson ignored appeals for a spot-kick in the 12th minute when Shaun Maloney went to ground in the box following a challenge by Gers skipper David Weir.

Thomson did award the Hoops a penalty in the 25th minute after Rangers defender Sasa Papac tripped Parkhead debutant ...

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