Kane: Referees must ignore Dele Alli diving reputation

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Harry Kane has called on referees to ignore the controversy surrounding Dele Alli after the Tottenham star was labelled a diver by former England captains Gary Lineker and Alan Shearer.

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Dier was right to point out that Townsend's dive that got Dembele booked was blatant but got no criticism. My opinion - Dele's made his bed and now has to lie in it. He also gets a load of heckling every match now and I can understand why after a string of contraversial incidents. If he stays on his feet he'll be a much better player for it and (like the Hennessey challenge yesterday) he will get taken out and he will get legitimate penalties. He'll pick up a few knocks in the process but he'll shut the pundits up.
 

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Dier was right to point out that Townsend's dive that got Dembele booked was blatant but got no criticism. My opinion - Dele's made his bed and now has to lie in it. He also gets a load of heckling every match now and I can understand why after a string of contraversial incidents. If he stays on his feet he'll be a much better player for it and (like the Hennessey challenge yesterday) he will get taken out and he will get legitimate penalties. He'll pick up a few knocks in the process but he'll shut the pundits up.
Can you imagine the Townsend headlines?

DID DELE TEACH EX-TEAMMATE TOWNSEND TO DIVE?
 

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all the talk about Dele and diving took the focus away from the blatant foul on Ben Davies, that was a stone cold penalty.

The ref should just focus on refereeing the game and stop trying to second guess who is doing what.
 
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