Newcastle: Shay Given and Les Ferdinand criticise Joelinton's disallowed goal
Former Newcastle stars Shay Given and Les Ferdinand have slammed the decision to disallow Joelinton's goal against Southampton for handball.
The incident came in the 40th minute when Joe Willock's shot was saved and the ball eventually fell to Joelinton, who smashed home into the back of the net.
However, the referee ruled it out for handball after he judged that Mohammed Salisu's block from Callum Wilson's rebound hit Joelinton on the arm. VAR checked on the decision and stayed with the on-field decision.
Given, who played for Newcastle from 1997 to 2009, told Sky Sports it was a 'legitimate goal' before adding: 'It's hit his hip, it's bounced up and he's hit it into the net.
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