Trevor Sinclair responds to David Gold’s big club comment on Twitter

David Gold

West Ham United co-chairman David Gold was not pleased with a penalty decision that went against his side at Chelsea.

Trevor Sinclair has suggested on social networking site Twitter that David Gold was right when he said that West Ham United need to become a big club in order to get penalty decisions.

West Ham were denied a win against Chelsea in the London derby at the weekend due to a controversial decision.

Michail Antonio was adjudged to have committed a foul on Ruben Loftus-Cheek inside the Hammers’ penalty box in the 89th minute of the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon.

Cesc Fabregas made no mistake from the resulting spot kick, and the game ended in a 2-2 draw.

Following the defeat, Gold claimed on Twitter that for West Ham to get favourable penalty decisions, they need to become a big club.

Former West Ham winger Sinclair has taken to Twitter to use stats to back the club’s co-chairman’s opinion.

Gold has also suggested the use of a TV referee for making key decisions.

West Ham are fifth in the Premier League table at the moment with 50 points from 30 matches.

Slaven Bilic’s side are just a point behind Manchester City, who are currently fourth in the standings and have a game in hand.

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