Blundering linesman Simon Beck brought in line after Chelsea howler

06 April 2010 09:35
The assistant referee who blundered over Didier Drogba's winning goal against Manchester United on Saturday has been grounded from big match action over the next week.

Simon Beck, who failed to flag Drogba offside during Chelsea's 2-1 win, sits out the next set of Premiership fixtures in what is almost certain to be punishment for his error.

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Essex official Beck is on Championship duty this weekend, running the line at Bristol City versus Swansea. He misses out on all the seven Premier League games taking place over the next week, as well as the two FA Cup semi-finals.

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Source: Daily_Mail

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