Leeds United fans fume over Tom Bradshaw decision

Tom Bradshaw of Barnsley looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Barnsley and Leeds United at Oakwell Stadium on November 25, 2017 in Barnsley, England.

Tom Bradshaw will reportedly face no retrospective action for what Leeds United fans claim was simulation at The Den on Saturday.

Gaetano Berardi of Leeds is sent off during the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Leeds United at The Den on October 05, 2019 in London, England.

Leeds United got some good and bad news today.

First, the good, and Gaetano Berardi's red card in Saturday's 2-1 defeat by Millwall has been rescinded.

The Leeds defender was sent off for being adjudged to have tripped Tom Bradshaw in the box, with the Londoners scoring the resulting penalty en route to beating Marcelo Bielsa's side.

But there will be no retrospective punishment for the Millwall striker, despite television replays suggesting that Berardi made no contact.


After the game, fans of the Elland Road demanded that the English Football League suspend the 27-year-old and suffice to say that United supporters haven't reacted well to him getting off.

Here is how they reacted on Twitter:

You can understand the fans' gripe. After all, if Berardi was deemed to be innocent in making no contact with the player then you have to ask what made Bradshaw go to ground?

Leeds supporters have long accused the EFL of treating them unfairly and this incident serves to supply them with more ammunition in regards to that theory.

General view of Elland Road before the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday at Elland Road on February 25, 2017 in Leeds, England.

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