sport news Man United Women stars slam farcical penalty decision

'We deserve better… it's ruining our game': Women stars slam farcical penalty decision which saw referee give HANDBALL for captain's header away in Reading draw Casey Stoney's side were held to a 1-1 draw by Reading in Women's Super League Fara Williams equalised from the spot following a controversial penalty decision Referee pointed for penalty for handball against Man United skipper Katie Zelem Video of the incident in question on Twitter showed the ball struck Zelem's head

By Kate Mcgreavy For Mailonline

Published: 12:58 GMT, 3 February 2020 | Updated: 13:09 GMT, 3 February 2020

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Women stars have slammed the farcical penalty decision which saw the referee give handball for their captain's header away.

Casey Stoney's side were held to a 1-1 draw by Reading in the Women's Super League clash on Sunday.

United took the lead through Lauren James but were pegged back after Fara Williams converted from the spot following the controversial decision.

Manchester United Women stars have slammed the farcical penalty decision against Reading

Women stars have slammed the farcical penalty decision against Reading

United skipper Katie Zelem was judged to have handled the ball but she headed the ball away

United skipper Katie Zelem was judged to have handled the ball but she headed the ball away

The referee pointed for a penalty kick for handball against United skipper Zelem on Sunday

The referee pointed for a penalty kick for handball against United skipper Zelem on Sunday

Referee Kirsty Dowle pointed for a penalty kick for handball against United skipper Katie Zelem from a Reading free-kick.

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