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When a ref makes an innocent error in the heat of the moment he should be cut some slack.
But the district needs to bolster its security forces, and no doubt it could do that more easily if the union were to cut some slack on pay scales.
That should come as no surprise and everyone involved in the oil and gas summit in Aberdeen yesterday agreed that the March Budget has to cut some slack to the oil companies or they will pack up and leave Scotland.
Lovren doesn't fall into the same category as fellow summer signings Lazar Markovic, Emre Can, Alberto Moreno and Javier Manquillo - young players with potential who need to be cut some slack as they adjust to life in England.
Lloyd's comments echo Ashes-winning skipper Michael Vaughan's fears that Flower was heading for burnout unless the ECB cut some slack.
ARMAGH v ANTRIM Crossmaglen, 2pm By PAUL KEANE LIAM BRADLEY has called on Antrim and Armagh fans to cut some slack for referee Martin Sludden.
Beard has admitted that it's 'definitely weird' to see Phelps becoming a celebrity tabloid star, but she thinks he should be cut some slack.
Lafferty endured an injury-hit start to life at Ibrox and insists he should be cut some slack.
While you might have decided to cut some slack with one child because of exams, it's also important to have consistency so other children don't feel anyone is getting special treatment.
Cut some slack for a horse whose 3-year-old debut fails to live up to his 2-year-old credentials.