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Mark Halsey column: Man Utd vs Liverpool postponement nothing to do with Michael Oliver
Most of the Premier League talk this past weekend will centre around the incredible scenes that were witnessed at Old Trafford on...
Mark Halsey column: Ref bosses have ‘lost the dressing room’… but I won’t criticise Paul Tierney’s handling of Man City vs Spurs
Aside from the Balbuena decision this weekend, the other major talking point came in the Carabao Cup final when referee, Paul Tierney,...
Mark Halsey column: Ref missed potential leg-breaker in Wolves vs Sheffield United while Fulham penalty at Arsenal was lucky
For once, there was a real lack of discussion points from the Premier League this weekend, in terms of decisions from officials...
Mark Halsey column: Goals like Roberto Firmino’s vs Aston Villa should be given… offside VAR protocol needs to change
I think the challenge by Liam Cooper on Gabriel Jesus was a serious foul play challenge, and one that endangered the player’s...
Mark Halsey column: I wouldn’t have sent off Thiago Silva in Chelsea vs West Brom
Another Premier League weekend saw a poor decision from the officials, this time at Stamford Bridge. David Coote’s decision to send off...
Mark Halsey column: Don’t blame Harry Kane or Mo Salah if they go down under the slightest contact, the system needs to change
Player simulation is happening every single week in the Premier League now. You can watch any game in the English top-flight, as...
‘Never been a referee’ – VAR scandal laid bare as decisions being overruled by ‘analysts’
Although it’s been part of football for almost two seasons now, VAR remains a piece of technology that is divisive. That’s more...
‘Take these lines away’ – Ex-Premier League referee slams ‘forensic’ decision to disallow Mohamed Salah goal for Liverpool vs Brighton
Speaking exclusively to CaughtOffside, former Premier League referee Mark Halsey was critical of the harsh decision to disallow Mohamed Salah’s goal for...
‘It was marginal contact’ – Ex-Premier League referee profusely disagrees with game-changing Andy Robertson penalty call that cost Liverpool two points against Brighton
Speaking exclusively to CaughtOffside, former Premier League referee Mark Halsey made it clear that he profusely disagreed with the game-changing penalty decision...
Ex-Premier League ref thought Harry Kane actually ‘fouled’ Lallana in surprise Spurs penalty call vs Brighton
Former Premier League referee Mark Halsey has offered his expert opinion on the controversial penalty call that Spurs benefitted from against Brighton,...
Ex-Premier League ref admits controversial Gabriel call was ‘subjective’ as Arsenal star avoided red card against Man United
Former Premier League referee Mark Halsey has admitted the decision regarding whether Arsenal defender Gabriel should’ve been sent off against Manchester United...
‘This is how VAR should work’ – Mark Halsey is perfectly happy with the penalty decision given against Liverpool
In the first half of the game between Liverpool and Sheffield United, the visitors took the lead at Anfield thanks to what...