Southampton's Manolo Gabbiadini looks dejected after his goal was disallowed. Photo: Reuters
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Will video replays really kill the football star after League Cup final controversy?

Southampton’s disallowed goal at the start of their final defeat by Manchester United at Wembley Stadium last weekend rekindled calls for the introduction of more help for referees

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Southampton's Manolo Gabbiadini looks dejected after his goal was disallowed. Photo: Reuters
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Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson is a China-UK based journalist and the SCMP’s former Beijing 2008 Olympics news editor. He has covered major international news and sporting events, most recently the London 2012 Olympics and Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine. Peter is a Premier League season ticket holder at newly promoted Southampton FC.