Originally Posted by mattieuk
Yup - but it is a ridiculous situation. Not fair on the players, the officials nor the fans.
Now you end up with a referee having to tell the world that they made the wrong decision yet unable to pick up the flag, the player being dismayed at having made a great play which has been penalized but effectively overturned and the fans likewise.
Yep. It should be possible to overturn that penalty.