Chris Kavanagh
Mark Halsey column: Unpunished forearm smash in Aston Villa vs West Ham shows VAR is still all over the place in Premier League
What on earth is going on with VAR and the training and education ? It’s still all over the place in the Premier...
Keith Hackett column: Red card was Anthony Taylor’s only option and Chelsea could face punishment for their reaction
We continue to witness referees in the Premier League adopt the ‘lighter touch’ approach in games. There is no doubt that it...
Mark Halsey column: We never hear from Mike Riley and referee performance levels will be scrutinised after Euro 2020 success
A new Premier League season is just around the corner, and, as usual, we should expect to see Michael Oliver, Anthony Taylor...
Mark Halsey column: Chris Kavanagh called the Championship play-off final right… but fellow English refs must emulate Antonio Mateu Lahoz if they want to go deep at Euro 2020
In the Championship play-off final, there were two key decisions that referee, Chris Kavanagh, got exactly right. The first half penalty where...
Man United captain Harry Maguire hits back at referee with blunt and expletive phrase after decision in favour of Aston Villa
Manchester United captain Harry Maguire was left infuriated during the Red Devils’ frustrating first-half against Aston Villa today. In the 42nd minute...
Common sense prevails, but too late, as West Ham star Fabian Balbuena sees red card against Chelsea overturned
West Ham United have just announced that the red card defender Fabian Balbuena received in the 1-0 defeat to Chelsea has now...
Video: West Ham hopes shattered by harsh Balbuena red card against Chelsea in yet another bit of VAR controversy
In the 79th minute of this evening’s Premier League clash between West Ham and Chelsea, the shortcomings of VAR and the rulebook...
Why Liverpool star should have been sent off via VAR review for conceding contentious penalty in derby
Was Chris Kavanagh’s decision to award Everton a penalty at Anfield this evening the correct one ? ESPN editor Dale Johnson has...
Video: Liverpool doomed to defeat by Chris Kavanagh’s unprecedentedly short five second VAR review
Chris Kavanagh awarded an Everton penalty which killed off Liverpool this evening – and he needed just five seconds to complete his...
Video: Calvert-Lewin burns Trent Alexander-Arnold to win penalty as Gylfi Sigurdsson seals defeat for Liverpool and historic win for Everton
In the 80th minute of today’s marquee Premier League encounter between Merseyside rivals Liverpool and Everton, the Toffees were awarded a penalty...
Mikel Arteta sent away by referee despite approaching with ‘respect’ comment after Arsenal lost to Aston Villa
Mikel Arteta admitted that he was ‘animated’ with referee Chris Kavanagh and his assistants after Arsenal lost to Aston Villa, but it’s...