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Are referees declining in quality?
13:30 Friday 26th May 2017

We've all sat in the stands hurling abuse at the officials during a football match; it's almost integral to the game these days. However, it isn't this relentless tirade that is causing a decline in the quality of refereeing in the modern game…

Premier League
Premier League referees: Men in the middle changes expected
16:00 Tuesday 8th March 2016

Phil Dowd blew his whistle and the 22 players left the field of play. Only one goal had been scored at The Hawthorns — by the hosts, but the West Brom faithful were not cheering. It was, after all, only half-time but Dowd never returned for…

The Ref's Red Card
18:27 Wednesday 22nd February 2012

Stuart Attwell has been demoted from the Select Group of Referees, who are in charge of Premiership games, after a four year stint marred with controversy.It has been reported that Attwell and former official Mike Riley, now manager of the…

Match Report: Hull City 0-1 Crawley Town (Crawley Fan's Perspective)
10:18 Monday 30th January 2012

It was another memorable day in Crawley Town's history as the Reds marched on to the fifth round of the FA Cup after a 1-0 win away at Hull City.The early start began with the departure time of 8am, when 13 Crawley Town Supporters Alliance…

Imaginary Red Cards For Imaginary Rules
19:41 Tuesday 17th January 2012

Man City may have stumbled out of their first blip of this season with an important 1-0 win over rock-bottom Wigan Athletic last night, thanks to an intelligent headed goal by Edin Dzeko, some professional possession play and impregnable defending.But…

Referees Repeatedly Ruining Bolton's Already Slim Chances
20:23 Saturday 3rd December 2011
By Rob

When your central defender is sent off after 20 minutes, you know you're going to be up against it. And when the red card is not really deserved you also think it's probably a little bit unfair. However, when you have a defender sent off inside…