Dundalk FC's first-team coach John Gill celebrates with the players and fans at full-time of Friday night's league win over Cork City. (Pic: Sportsfile)
Cork City boss John Caulfield reckons his side were denied a penalty in the dying embers of last night's 1-0 defeat to Dundalk FC at Oriel Park.
Conor McCarthy's late shot appeared to strike the hand of home defender Seán Hoare - although he knew little about it - in the area, only for referee Paul McLaughlin to wave play on - a decision which Caulfield highlighted in the match's aftermath.
Cork City manager John Caulfield believes his side should have had a last minute penalty against Dundalk, but admits that his side weren't good enough on the night #rtesoccer pic.twitter.com/uTlY5xQYT9— Soccer Republic (@SoccRepublic) March 29, 2019
Dundalk had earlier had a penalty claim of their own waved away when Conor McCormack appeared to shunt Seán Murray to the ground.
Dundalk appeal for an early penalty when Conor McCormack appears to push Sean Murray to the ground inside the box but after talking a long look at it, the referee waves play on. The right decision? #rtesoccer pic.twitter.com/LMDRN55BSx— Soccer Republic (@SoccRepublic) March 29, 2019
Michael Duffy scored the only goal, shortly before half-time, as the Lilywhites made it seven matches unbeaten.
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