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Former referee Mark Halsey says Graham Scott was right to award Wolves’ controversial goal against Newcastle

Newcastle United were denied all three points against Wolves last night after Willy Boly snatched an equalizer for the hosts at the death.

The goal brought about some controversy as the Wolves man appeared to foul Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka while contesting the header, and a furious Rafa Benitez approached referee Graham Scott and other officials post-game to share his plight.

With VAR in place, the ref would have had the advantage to watch the replays, and while the goal and the decision to award it continues to divide opinions, former Premier League ref Mark Halsey believes it was the right decision.