"It appears an error has been made and it will be reviewed by us. Nobody likes making errors and if it is a serious error, which we have got to review, then obviously he'll regret it. ... From his position and angle it appeared the ball had crossed the line for a goal. He has made a human error."
-- Paul Rejer, England's assistant referees' manager for Professional
Game Match Officials, on the farcical incident on Saturday when linesman Nigel Bannister ruled a goal for Reading on a ball that was cleared at least two yards wide of the goal. (AFP)