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22nd Nov 2014

Damien Duff should surely have had a penalty for Melbourne today

We don't care who he's playing for, we're shouting for him

Darragh Murphy

He may be on a different continent now but we’ll still have Damien Duff’s back until the day we die.

Duffer was lining out for Melbourne City against Sydney FC and, when Melbourne had gone 1-0 up, Duff attempted to latch onto a parried save from the Sydney ‘keeper but was impeded on his way through.

A-League Rd 7 - Melbourne v Sydney

A-League Rd 7 - Melbourne v Sydney

A-League Rd 7 - Melbourne v Sydney

The ‘stopper was making no effort to play the ball so why the spot kick wasn’t given is beyond the brightest minds here at SportsJOE.

Apparently the Ireland legend had some cross words with the officials at half-time and you can see from this tweet that the former Chelsea man was not in the most cheerful of moods.

The full highlights of the game are below.

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