Cresswell was harshly dismissed for two yellow cards in the space of a minute and it is widely accepted that at least one of the two incidents did not warrant a booking.
Referee Martin Atkinson cautioned the left-back for simulation in the penalty area, despite replays showing that contact was made by Yohan Cabaye, before a second yellow was handed out after the assistant referee advised Atkinson to book Cresswell for his part in a tussle for the ball with Wilfried Zaha.
FA rules state that a dismissal involving two yellow cards cannot be appealed and that has led to Gold taking to social media to question the logic of the current system.
A ref makes one mistake and gives a straight red it can be challenged. A ref makes TWO mistakes and gives a red you can't challenge. dg— David Gold (@davidgold) 17 October 2016
Earlier on Monday, Gold described the sending-off as "nonsense"