Twitter reacts to Sunderland penalty v Newcastle

Date published: Sunday 25th October 2015 1:09

Adam Johnson: Converts Sunderland's penalty against Newcastle

Adam Johnson: Converts Sunderland's penalty against Newcastle

The penalty awarded to Sunderland and red card shown to Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini split Twitter on Sunday afternoon.

Having dominated the first half at the Stadium of Light, Newcastle were dealt a sucker punch in stoppage time when Coloccini was penalised for a shoulder barge on Steven Fletcher in the penalty area.

RefereeΒ Bobby Madley’s decision to award both a spot-kick and red card to Coloccini got plenty of people talking during the half-time interval…

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