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Handball ref: It wasn't my fault

November 25, 2009
By Soccernet staff
The Swedish referee who missed Thierry Henry's now famous handball insists he was not at fault, but the incredible fallout after the World Cup play-off incident still almost caused him to quit football.

Martin Hansson has refused to shoulder the blame for allowing William Gallas's goal to stand for France, sending Ireland's qualification hopes crashing, despite what replays showed was a clear use of the hand by French striker Henry in the build up.

Hansson and his assistants ...

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