Mark Halsey

Mark R. Halsey was an English professional football referee who primarily refereed in the Premier League from 1999 to 2013 and was on the league's list of Select Group Referees from its creation in 2001 until his retirement. He refereed the League Cup Final between Tottenham and Chelsea in 2008.

Mark works as a pundit with BT Sport and CaughtOffside.com

Chelsea fans will be upset, but VAR and Stuart Atwell got it spot-on in Liverpool’s Carabao Cup final victory, says Mark Halsey
VAR worked extremely well at Wembley — there were no complaints and all the decisions were correct. Referee Stuart Attwell handled the...
Raul Jimenez couldn’t have been interfering with play from there, VAR were right to give Wolves the goal, says Mark Halsey
VAR official Stuart Attwell made the correct call to allow Daniel Podence’s second half winner for Wolves against Leicester City. Foxes goalkeeper...
No complaints over VAR as it got two big decisions right in Tottenham’s win over Man City, says Mark Halsey
The handball by Tottenham defender Cristian Romero was a clear penalty, even if it didn’t seem obvious on first viewing. It was...
Manchester United will feel aggrieved, but Mike Dean and VAR made the right call twice, says Mark Halsey
Manchester United had two first half goals disallowed at Burnley but Mike Dean and VAR made the right call twice. Raphael Varane’s...
Liverpool penalty against Crystal Palace was the wrong call, the referee was hung out to dry by VAR – Mark Halsey
Liverpool should NOT have been awarded a penalty when Diogo Jota collided with Crystal Palace keeper Vicente Guaita. Referee Kevin Friend had...
Ref got the big decisions in Brighton v Palace correct but VAR is comfort blanket says former EPL official
Referee, Robert Jones, was correct in awarding Brighton a penalty in their Friday night Premier League clash against Crystal Palace. He was...
Arsenal star left Michael Oliver no choice after rash challenge argues former Premier League referee
Granit Xhaka made it easy for Michael Oliver to send him off after his challenge on Diogo Jota in Thursday night’s Carabao...
Liverpool’s Sadio Mane was lucky to avoid a red card. Referees can’t bottle these decisions just because it’s early in the game, says Mark Halsey
Liverpool forward Sadio Mane was lucky not to see red after just six seconds against Chelsea in yesterday’s all-action clash at Stamford...
Arsenal and Tottenham latest victims of Premier League’s continued VAR failings… something needs to change, says Mark Halsey
Arsenal have every right to feel hard done by – they should have been awarded a penalty against Manchester City. In fairness...
Mark Halsey has his say on Fernandinho and Ivan Toney clashes, plus possible red card and penalty in Chelsea vs Brighton
David Coote was right not to send off both Fernandinho and Ivan Toney during Manchester City’s win at Brentford on Wednesday night....
Spurs unlucky with both non-goals at Southampton, says Mark Halsey with ex ref suggesting offside call went against PGMOL directive
Tottenham will be disappointed that Fraser Forster’s own goal wasn’t allowed to stand. Matt Doherty tried to connect with Harry Winks’ cross...