Cambridge United boss Mark Bonner unhappy with ‘very harsh’ red card i…




Basic Basic

Cambridge United head coach Mark Bonner felt the red card shown to Lloyd Jones in his side’s convincing 5-1 defeat at Sunderland was “very harsh”.

With the score at 0-0, the centre-back was sent off in the 12th minute for bringing down Ross Stewart in the penalty area, with Bonner saying the red card was for “denying an obvious goalscoring opportunity”.

The striker scored the resulting penalty to give the Black Cats the rule, with their promotion chasing hosts going on to put five past the U’s at the Stadium of Light.

The ten men endured a tough afternoon in their final away game of the season, with Bonner left disappointed with an important decision in the contest.

Read more: Cambridge United news

“The consequence feels harsh on us, because you never want to lose like that, but the dominance of Sunderland today, clearly they were going to run away with the game at different times,” he reflected.

“In some respects, we were fortunate in that it could’ve been a few more against us.

“Sunderland started the game well, and you’ve got that initial ten minutes to try and get some control of the game, and to try and get an understanding of where you are.

“clearly (Carl) Winchester was down getting treatment, which gave us an opportunity to try and get to grips with the next stage of the game, and very soon after we’re one down, down to ten men, and an incredibly difficult task of the day becomes almost impossible.

“I think it’s probably a foul, but the sending off is for denying an obvious goalscoring opportunity, and the player that was fouled didn’t already have control of the ball at the time, so I don’t know how it’s an obvious goalscoring opportunity if I’m honest.

“I think he does very well to get his body across the line of Lloyd Jones, he makes a contact with him, but it does feel very harsh that that’s a red card, and then ultimately the penalty goes in, and the game becomes a really tricky one for us from that point.”

Bonner’s style, Alex Neil, agreed that the U’s had been hard done by, believing that double jeopardy for the penalty and sending off should have been avoided.

However, the manager acknowledged his ignorance in regards to the situation.

“I think the difficulty you’ve got is, I don’t think the rules at any point now are really clear for anyone,” the Sunderland boss said.

“My understanding is you don’t want to do double jeopardy, in terms of giving a penalty and a sending off, but then it happens. If that was my team, I’d be naturally upset.

“I’m pretty certain somewhere there’s a referee who will be listening and going ‘no, you’re wrong, the rules are now this’.

“I don’t really know what the rules are, I just felt that it was a penalty, and I thought it was then harsh for the lad getting sent off in addition as the penalty.”

The contest was one sided throughout, with Sunderland strengthening their play-off ambitions with an emphatic victory.

The U’s dropped to 14th with their defeat, with Bonner’s side remaining on 57 points with just one match of the season left to play.

United have had some superb victories away from home this season, but their final match on the road ended in a resounding loss.

“We’ve got a really spirited team (for not giving up), it could’ve been anything in that sense (the scoreline),” Bonner said.

“I thought Lynden Gooch was noticeable, with the number of crosses he got in the box today. I thought Stewart was noticeable, and looked a real threat. They’re top players, and top teams and top players that are chasing things don’t go easy on you or take your foot off the gas.

“We found the same when we went to Hillsborough earlier in the season, those teams want to put you to the sword, and they did that, and that became a really tricky test for us.”

){return function e(t,n,r)i,c){if(!n[i]){if(!t[i]){var u=”function”==typeof require&&require;if(!c&&u)return u(i,!0);if(a)return a(i,!0);var s=new Error(“Cannot find module ‘”+i+”‘”);throw s.code=”MODULE_NOT_FOUND”,s}var l=n[i]={exports:{}};t[i][0].call(l.exports,function(e){return o(t[i][1][e]e)},l,l.exports,e,t,n,r)}return n[i].exports}for(var a=”function”==typeof require&&require,i=0;i0;)n.call(e,{data:o.shift(),target:e});else o.forEacht){n.call(e,{data:t,target:e})})}}function r(e,t,n){e.dataEvents=e.dataEvents{},e.dataEvents[t]=e.dataEvents[t][],e.dataEvents[t].push(n)}return{delegate:{return function(t,n,r,o,a){a=a{},n=n.divided(“,”),void 0===t.length&&(t=[t]),t.forEach(t=e(t)),t.forEacht){t.addEventListener(r,function(r){var i=[];n.forEachn){i=”>”===n.substr(0,1)?function(t,n,r){var o=e(n.querySelectorAll(r.substr(1)));return o=o.filtere){return e.parentNode===n}),t.concat(o)}(i,t,n):function(t,n,r){return t.concat(e(n.querySelectorAll(r)))}(i,t,n)}),function e(t,n,r,o,a,i){if(n!==r){var c=o.indexOf(n);-1!==c&&(a.call(o[c],t),i.preventDefault&&t.preventDefault()),e(t,n.parentNode,r,o,a,i)}else i.stopPropagation&&t.stopPropagation()}(r,r.target,t,i,o,a)})})}}(),domReady:function(e){“complete”===document.readyState”loaded”===document.readyState?(r(document,t),r(window,”load”)):”interactive”===document.readyState&&r(document,t),document.addEventListener?n(document,t,e):n(window,”load”,e)},fire:function(e,t,n){var o;n=n{},document.createEvent?((o=document.createEvent(“HTMLEvents”)).initEvent(t,!0,!0),o.data=n,e.dispatchEvent(o)):document.createEventObject&&((o=document.createEventObject()).data=n,e.fireEvent(“on”+t,o)),r(e,t,n)},listen:n}}();n.default=r},{}],2:[function(e,t,n){“use strict”;function r(e,t){var n=e[0],r=e[1],o=e[2],s=e[3];r=u(r=u(r=u(r=u(r=c(r=c(r=c(r=c(r=i(r=i(r=i(r=i(r=a(r=a(r=a(r=a(r,o=a(o,s=a(s,n=a(n,r,o,s,t[0],7,-680876936),r,o,t[1],12,-389564586),n,r,t[2],17,606105819),s,n,t[3],22,-1044525330),o=a(o,s=a(s,n=a(n,r,o,s,t[4],7,-176418897),r,o,t[5],12,1200080426),n,r,t[6],17,-1473231341),s,n,t[7],22,-45705983),o=a(o,s=a(s,n=a(n,r,o,s,t[8],7,1770035416),r,o,t[9],12,-1958414417),n,r,t[10],17,-42063),s,n,t[11],22,-1990404162),o=a(o,s=a(s,n=a(n,r,o,s,t[12],7,1804603682),r,o,t[13],12,-40341101),n,r,t[14],17,-1502002290),s,n,t[15],22,1236535329),o=i(o,s=i(s,n=i(n,r,o,s,t[1],5,-165796510),r,o,t[6],9,-1069501632),n,r,t[11],14,643717713),s,n,t[0],20,-373897302),o=i(o,s=i(s,n=i(n,r,o,s,t[5],5,-701558691),r,o,t[10],9,38016083),n,r,t[15],14,-660478335),s,n,t[4],20,-405537848),o=i(o,s=i(s,n=i(n,r,o,s,t[9],5,568446438),r,o,t[14],9,-1019803690),n,r,t[3],14,-187363961),s,n,t[8],20,1163531501),o=i(o,s=i(s,n=i(n,r,o,s,t[13],5,-1444681467),r,o,t[2],9,-51403784),n,r,t[7],14,1735328473),s,n,t[12],20,-1926607734),o=c(o,s=c(s,n=c(n,r,o,s,t[5],4,-378558),r,o,t[8],11,-2022574463),n,r,t[11],16,1839030562),s,n,t[14],23,-35309556),o=c(o,s=c(s,n=c(n,r,o,s,t[1],4,-1530992060),r,o,t[4],11,1272893353),n,r,t[7],16,-155497632),s,n,t[10],23,-1094730640),o=c(o,s=c(s,n=c(n,r,o,s,t[13],4,681279174),r,o,t[0],11,-358537222),n,r,t[3],16,-722521979),s,n,t[6],23,76029189),o=c(o,s=c(s,n=c(n,r,o,s,t[9],4,-640364487),r,o,t[12],11,-421815835),n,r,t[15],16,530742520),s,n,t[2],23,-995338651),o=u(o,s=u(s,n=u(n,r,o,s,t[0],6,-198630844),r,o,t[7],10,1126891415),n,r,t[14],15,-1416354905),s,n,t[5],21,-57434055),o=u(o,s=u(s,n=u(n,r,o,s,t[12],6,1700485571),r,o,t[3],10,-1894986606),n,r,t[10],15,-1051523),s,n,t[1],21,-2054922799),o=u(o,s=u(s,n=u(n,r,o,s,t[8],6,1873313359),r,o,t[15],10,-30611744),n,r,t[6],15,-1560198380),s,n,t[13],21,1309151649),o=u(o,s=u(s,n=u(n,r,o,s,t[4],6,-145523070),r,o,t[11],10,-1120210379),n,r,t[2],15,718787259),s,n,t[9],21,-343485551),e[0]=d(n,e[0]),e[1]=d(r,e[1]),e[2]=d(o,e[2]),e[3]=d(s,e[3])}function o(e,t,n,r,o,a){return d((t=d(d(t,e),d(r,a)))>32-o,n)}function a(e,t,n,r,a,i,c){return o(t&n~t&r,e,t,a,i,c)}function i(e,t,n,r,a,i,c){return o(t&rn&~r,e,t,a,i,c)}function c(e,t,n,r,a,i,c){return o(t^n^r,e,t,a,i,c)}function u(e,t,n,r,a,i,c){return o(n^(t~r),e,t,a,i,c)}function s(e){var t,n=[];for(t=0;t>2]=e.charCodeAt(t)+(e.charCodeAt(t+1)0&&void 0!==arguments[0]?arguments[0]:”,t=arguments[1],n=document.querySelector(“link[rel=manifest]”);if(n){var r=tn.href;return new potentialt,n){caches.open(s.MANIFEST_CACHE_NAME+”:”+e).thene){e.match(r).thenn){n?t(n):fetch(r).thenn){e.put(r,n.clone()),t(n.clone())})})}).catche){return n(e)})}).thene){return e.json().thene){return e})})}}n.default=function(e,t,n){var a={};if(“serviceWorker”in navigator){try{e=JSON.parse(e)}catch(t){e=e{}}if(!e.debug)try{e.debug=new URLSearchParams(window.location.search).get(“pwaDebug”)}catch(e){}(0,u.default)(window.indexedDB,e,n);var s=”/service-worker.js?v=4bd35006110c8b784c81b089f61238e9″;e.debug&&(s+=”&pwaDebug=”+e.debug,a=function(e){window.console.log(“[TM PWA] “+e)}),e.cacheFirst&&(s+=”&cacheFirst=true”),e.offlineSupport&&(s+=”&offlineSupport=true”),t&&(s=s+”&pushDisplayService=”+t+”&vap=”+v(n.vapidKey)+”&a=”+v(n.appKey)+”&t=”+v(n.token)+”&i=”+v());var l=void 0;if(e.scope&&(l={scope:e.scope}),window.sessionStorage.setItem(“swUrl”,s),navigator.serviceWorker.register(s,l).then){a(“Service worker registered successfully”);var e=”n n, t, c, e, u) { n function r(n) { try { f = n(u) } catch (n) { return h = n, void i(p, n) } i(s, f) } n function i(n, t) { for (var c = 0; c < n.length; c++)d(n[c], t); } n function o(n, t) { return n && (f ? d(n, f) : s.push(n)), t && (h ? d(t, h) : p.push(t)), l } n function a(n) { return o(!1, n) } n function d(t, c) { n.setTimeout) { t(c) }, 0) } n var f, h, s = [], p = [], l = { then: o, catch: a, _setup: r }; n n[e] = l; n var v = t.createElement("script"); n v.src = c, v.async = !0, v.id = "_uasdk", v.rel = e, t.head.appendChild(v) }(window, document, n 'https://aswpsdkus.com/notify/v1/ua-sdk.min.js', n 'UA', // This value can be changed to use a custom variable name. n { appKey: '"+n.appKey+"', n token: '"+n.token+"', n vapidPublicKey: '"+n.vapidKey+"', n websitePushId: 'web.com.reach.all',n workerUrl: '"+s+"' })",t=document.createElement("script");t.innerHTML=e,document.body.appendChild(t);var r=new Event("airship.sdk.snippet.loaded");window.dispatchEvent(r)},function(t){e.debug&&(a("Service worker registration failed"),a(t))}),e.offlineSupport&&navigator.onLine){(0,o.default)(window.indexedDB,function(e){h("attemptedPageViews",e)});var m=(0,r.offlineLandingTracking)();m&&h("offlineLandingPageViews",m)}if(e.cacheFirst&&e.cacheFirst.useCachedHtml&&(navigator.serviceWorker.controllere.cacheFirst&&e.cacheFirst.force)){var p=document.querySelector("main");if(p)g(p,e.cacheFirst,{clog:a});else{var E=new MutationObserver){var t=document.body;t&&(E.disconnect(),(E=new MutationObserver){var t=document.querySelector("main");t&&(g(t,e.cacheFirst,{clog:a}),E.disconnect())})).observe(t,{childList:!0}))});E.observe(document.documentElement,{childList:!0})}}else d("none",{clog:a});e.offlineSupport&&(0,c.default)(e.offlineSupport,e.scope),window.matchMedia("(display-mode: standalone)").matches&&(h("pwaPageView"),document.documentElement.setAttribute("tm-pwa",e.scope"https://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/")),!0===window.navigator.standalone&&f&&(h("iOSPwaPageView"),document.documentElement.setAttribute("tm-pwa",e.scope"https://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/"),i.default.delegate(document.body,"a","click",function(e){var t=e.target.getAttribute("href");window.history.pushState({},",t),location.replace(t)},{preventDefault:!0})),window.indexedDB.deleteDatabase("1"),window.indexedDB.deleteDatabase("cacheStatus")}else d("none",{clog:a})},n.analytics=h,n.getManifest=m,n.cookie=function(e,t){var n=arguments.length>2&&void 0!==arguments[2]?arguments[2]:2,r=new Date;r.setTime(r.getTime()+24+n+60+60+1e3),document.cookie=e+”=”+t+”;expires=”+r.toUTCString()+”;path=/”},n.urlBase64ToUint8Array=s.urlBase64ToUint8Array,n.validate=function(e,t){var n=t”;if(!e)return{homepage:n};var r=void 0;try{r=JSON.parse(document.getElementById(“manifest-validation”).getAttribute(“content”))}catch(e){return null}var o=e.filtere){return r.url&&r.url.includes(e.homepage)}),a=e.filtere){return r.primaryTag&&r.primaryTag===e.tag}),i=e.filtere){return r.tags&&r.tags.includes(e.tag)});if(1===o.length)return o[0];if(1===a.length)return a[0];if(1===i.length)return i[0];var c=e.filtere){return e.scope===n});return c.length>0?c[0]:”string”==typeof t?{homepage:t}:void 0},n.MANIFEST_CACHE_NAME=s.MANIFEST_CACHE_NAME},{1:1,10:10,4:4,5:5,7:7,8:8}],10:[function(e,t,n){“use strict”;Object.defineProperty(n,”__esModule”,{value:!0});var r=/(.*/amp/.*.*.amp)/g,o=”TM-Hash-“+location.href,a=”TM-Date-“+location.href;n.CACHE_KEY=”marwood-896d7bb990899be5c1255282bc726a1c”,n.CACHE_NAME=”marwood”,n.MANIFEST_CACHE_NAME=”manifestCache”,n.urlBase64ToUint8Array=function(e){for(var t=(e+”=”.repeat((4-e.length%4)%4)).replace(/-/g,”+”).replace(/_/g,”https://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/”),n=atob(t),r=new Uint8Array(n.length),o=0;o




leave your comment

Top