EXCLUSIVE: Ref Walton in the clear as blame points solely at dive cheat Ngog

12 November 2009 09:44
Peter Walton is set to continue as a Premier League referee after being cleared of blame for Liverpool's controversial penalty equaliser on Monday.

David Ngog has been accused of taking a deliberate dive to earn the spot-kick from which Rafa Benitez' side secured a 2-2 draw with Birmingham at Anfield on Monday.

But, despite reports to the contrary, Walton has not been made to carry the can for the incident and will remain under consideration for top flight games after the international break.       

Spot of bother: The finger of blame has been pointed at Liverpool dive cheat Ngog

It means the finger is pointing solely at Ngog as the guilty party for an action which left the referee looking equally in the wrong.  

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Source: Daily_Mail

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