'Ban him from the stadium', 'Revealed a lot of bias' - Arsenal fans tear into Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher as controversy takes new twist
Arsenal fans have ripped into Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville for their “clueless” reaction to Newcastle’s controversial goal this weekend.
The Gunners lost 1-0 at St James’ Park on Saturday (4 November), but Anthony Gordon’s winner was highly disputed among the Arsenal fanbase and the club itself.
From some angles, the ball appeared to have gone out of play for a goal kick from Jacob Murphy’s attempted shot, while there were also calls for offside and a foul in the build-up.
The defeat saw Arsenal’s unbeaten run in the Premier League come to an end with a big blow to their title hopes, and Arteta raged at the officiating after the match – a sentiment backed by the club in an official statement.
Arsenal fans have not held back in their reaction to Neville’s and Carragher’s views and have taken to social media to call them out directly.
This fan claimed the pair’s comments reveal “a lot of bias” in their coverage of the Gunners.
One fan outed Neville as a “plonker” before naming a host of reasons why the goal should not have stood.
This supporter called for the former Man United and Liverpool captains to face a ban from the Emirates Stadium.
This fan believes Carragher’s take shows that his punditry has “taken a step backward” because he follows the common opinion.
This supporter is no fan of the pundits’ opinions and suggests they don’t know what they’re talking about.
One fan claimed Neville is “obsessed” with Arsenal after he continued to analyse the goal three days after it happened.
This fan joked that Carragher was being paid off and congratulated him for his latest pay cheque.
This fan accused Carragher of speaking “nonsense”.