‘It was a clear red card’ – Millwall manager Gary Rowett left unhappy that Sheffield Wednesday not reduced to 10 men

Millwall manager Gary Rowett was disappointed with the officiating at Hillsborough.

Millwall were held to a 0-0 draw by Sheffield Wednesday and the Lions boss felt the hosts were more than fortunate to finish the game with 11 men on the pitch after a poor challenge by Izzy Brown.

He said: “They were fortunate as well, I thought there should have been a red card at the end, It was a really poor tackle.

“It sums up the officiating when there are no fans here, everyone just lets everything go. It’s right in front of the fourth official.

“If there’s a crowd there – I’m not saying the reaction gets a red card, but it has an effect. I don’t want to see any player get sent off but it was a clear red card. I find it strange.”

Rowett was annoyed with Josh Windass after the full-time whistle.

Rowett replied. “What angered me after the whistle, on the challenge that was really poor from Brown, [Josh] Windass decided to say: ‘Why are you being chirpy? You need to relax’. Which I’d say is quite disrespectful to a manager. That’s why I wasn’t overly happy with it.”

 


 

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