Date: 10th December 2019 at 6:48am
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According to Steven Gerrard there were three players offside, former boss Alex Rae told listeners that was a foot offside. That is the imperial measurement, not the body part.

In the history of few incidents have come under more scrutiny than Chris Jullien’s perfectly timed run to score the only goal of the game at Hampden in the Final.

The truth of the matter is that panic-struck broke ranks with his defensive team-mates and fell back in line with Jullien. Assistant referee David Roome got the decision right.

Escaping real scrutiny were two incidents involving the League Cup runners up.

After watching Alfredo Morelos have his penalty saved, sent Ryan Christie crashing to the ground with a late and dangerous lunge as Celtic looked to hit on the counter-attack.

At in September Willie Collum couldn’t get his red card out quickly enough to send Christie off, at Hampden he opted to go with a yellow for Arfield.

Once against Morelos lived a charmed life. Spoken to twice by Collum in the first half he got through five more fouls in the second half without the Lanarkshire based referee discovering his cards.

Off the ball Morelos raked his studs down Jullien’s Achilles heel, it’s highly unlikely that the SFA Compliance Officer will take action.