Martin O'Neill confronts referee following Ireland U17 penalty controversy

Martin O'Neill confronts referee following Ireland U17 penalty controversy

The Republic of Ireland under 17s lost their European Championship quarter final in the most controversial fashion at the culmination of a penalty shootout against the heavily fancied Netherlands.

Corcoran pulled off an impressive save to keep Holland's fifth and decisive spot-kick from Daishawn Redan out and to seemingly keep his side's hopes alive.

Apparently spotting an infringement as the kick was taken, Czech official Zbynek Proske showed Corcoran a second yellow card while Ireland were celebrating what they thought was the win.

While Corcoran denied Redan, referee Proske deemed the goalkeeper to have moved off his line in advance of the shot and surprisingly issued the...

Per UEFA rules, a team is not allowed to substitute their goalkeeper, preventing Ireland from introducing Sean Bohan, and instead defender Oisín McEntee went in goal.

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Jimmy saved the 5th penalty to tie it at 4-4 after the sides finished level (1-1) after 80 minutes.

The boys in green drew 1-1 with the Netherlands in regulation time, with a penalty shootout soon following.

Republic of Ireland senior manager Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane were both at the game and O'Neill made his way pitchside after the final penalty towards the referee.

The referee then halted Corcoran's celebrations after ordering a re-take because he believed the keeper had made an encroachment off his line.

However, replays showed that Corcoran's forward movement was minimal and the teenager was left inconsolable by the decision.

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