The Blues manager was rather less enamoured with the performance of referee Philip Dowd, however and with some justification after the official waved aside
three penalty appeals of the convincing variety - including one, crucially, in the opening minutes of the match.
When I spoke to Greenberger in November, she waved aside
Shepshed were denied a penalty in the 40th minute when Master, after beating a defender inside the area, was tripped but appeals were waved aside
Referee Pearson waved aside
all the protests but later in the half booked Bury's Paul Reid and Wigan's Pat Mc Gibon for hand ball.
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Friend also waved aside
two strong appeals from QPR for penalties, but the most clear cut was the foul on Bothroyd.
Glenavon held the whip hand in the second half and after Turkington waved aside
another penalty claim, Hamilton struck the winner.
Irish referee Peter Fitzgibbon waved aside
strong claims for obstruction when All Blacks ace Xavier Rush broke clear.
Luck was perhaps with Ian Bogie's side midway through the first period when the ball appeared to strike Wayne Phillips' arm but the referee waved aside
appeals for a penalty.
The goal lifted the hosts and then could easily have been gifted a second penalty soon after the break when Blake was pushed to the turf by the anxious Nisevic but the referee waved aside
Junior Mendes' appeal that he had forced the ball over the line in an injury-time scramble was waved aside
by referee Mick Jones - who is being considered for promotion to the Premiership - and his assistant.