Swansea City boss Garry Monk frustrated with officials again after Everton draw

Swansea manager Garry Monk again criticises refereeing injustices against his side after feeling that they were denied a clear penalty in the 0-0 draw with Everton.

Swansea City boss Garry Monk was again left complaining about apparent refereeing injustices after his side drew 0-0 with Everton in the Premier League on Saturday.

Monk feels that the visitors to Goodison Park should have had a penalty when Toffees defender Antolin Alcaraz handled the ball 'like a goalkeeper' inside the box.

"I didn't know you were supposed to play with two keepers," Monk told reporters. "I'd be very pleased if my keeper pulled off a save like that. We didn't get it so what can I say?

"I'm extremely proud of my team - the way they dug in for such a long period. They deserve that point for the effort they put in. All in all it was a well earned point."

The Swans boss, who was cleared by the FA this week for comments made about referee Michael Oliver last month, had no issues with Jonjo Shelvey's second-half dismissal for two bookable offences.

He added: "It was a cheap yellow which Jonjo Shelvey gave away for the first booking. I explained it to him but he is a clever lad and understands that when you are on a yellow you can't make those kind of challenges."

Monk described Oliver's decision to award Victor Moses a spot kick in Swansea's 2-1 defeat to Stoke City as "absolutely disgusting" and was also aggrieved by the sending off of Federico Fernandez against Liverpool in midweek.

Wilfried Bony of Swansea City is challenged by Gareth Barry of Everton during the Barclays Premier League match on November 1, 2014
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