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Alan Shearer wades in on ‘theatrical’ Aston Villa penalty controversy – Birmingham Live

Aston Villa lost at home once again but in controversial circumstances – this is what Newcastle and England great Alan Shearer made of that late Brighton decision…

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Alan Shearer backed Michael Olivers controversial penalty reversal which denied Aston Villa the chance of a point in yesterdays game with Brighton.
Villa were trailing 2-1 late in the game when Solly March appeared to clip Trezeguet in the penalty area.
Oliver originally awarded the spot-kick but then went to a pitchside monitor to change his mind as the Brighton man made contact with the ball as well as the Villa player.
Dean Smith was unhappy about it but speaking on Match of the Day Shearer…

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