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The Handball Rule Is Now A Little Less Dogshit

2:16 PM EST on March 5, 2021

Upon further review, VAR disallows a Fulham goal against Tottenham due to the dumb handball rule.

You may recall Thursday's controversy, when Fulham had a valid goal stolen away by the incredibly stupid handball rule. On Friday, the governing body in charge of soccer's rule book issued a timely change to the handball law, making it slightly less stupid by allowing goals like the Fulham one:

It's only a small consolation for Fulham, and it will be especially rueful if only a point separates the relegation-threatened club from safety at the end of the season, but at least we hopefully won't see this particular type of abomination again.

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