- May 26, 2004
Soft signal was penalty though. Ref saw Kane get his legs taken without the offside flag going up. Therefore he awarded the penalty. He can only reverse that decision if there is clear evidence that Kane is offside. The linesman indicates he is not sure if Lovren has touched it or not, so the ref has no reason to reverse the decision
If Smart isn't sure it's touched anyone, why hasn't he flagged for Kane to be offside when he clearly says himself that Kane was?
Let's be clear, I am not debating the outcome, just the process. I get what you are saying though, Moss clearly felt he should keep his original decision, it's just unfortunate that the conversation paints both of them in a poor light.