Goalscoring wildlife, giving the goalkeeper the eyes and lighting the blue touchpaper
The Athletic's Adam Hurrey is joined by Charlie Eccleshare and David Walker for the Adjudication Panel. On the agenda this week: a stock-take of the remaining Erling Haaland superlatives, commentators who greet certain goals with the words "AND HOW!", the maximum range a goalscorer can "give the goalkeeper the eyes" from and a delightfully subtle corruption of the old classic "hairdryer treatment".
Meanwhile, the panel decide the thresholds for "a matter of minutes", "lighting the blue touchpaper" and "no less than [Team X] deserved".
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