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Celtic ‘clutching at straws’ as controversial Welsh footage emerges

According to Keith Hackett, Celtic had no complaints about the second goal of St Mirren’s 2-0 win on Sunday (September 18).

specifically for Football Insiderthe former FIFA and Premier League referee insisted that Stephen Wales was not fouled and that Jonah Agonga was not offside because the ball was not passed forward to him.

as the BBC sports scene In the program, Agoja scored after being knocked down by Curtis Mayne with a close-range header in the 58th minute.

An analysis of the show highlighted his feud with Wales after the discovery of the net.

Lines were also drawn to show that Agoja was over the home team when the ball crossed the six-yard box.

“It’s very combative,” Hackett said after analyzing the video Football Insider Correspondent Connor Wheatley.

“I think it’s one six, the other six. I think they grabbed the straw here.

“When you draw a line, you can draw a line anywhere.

“Give goals. Ultimately, at the end of the day, it’s easy to exclude goals. I take the opposite view, why not allow that goal?

“I do think the ball does go backwards and you can see it.

“VAR will solve all these problems. I don’t want this goal to be banned. So, for me, I’m giving goals.”

The Celtics’ loss to St Mirren was their first in the league in nearly a year.

They head into the international break still top of the Scottish Premier League, with Rangers two points adrift of second.

In other news, Frank McCavney berated “stupid” Celtics fans after the BBC’s investigation was updated.

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