Mark Halsey
Crystal Palace were lucky when Joachim Anderson escaped punishment
Crystal Palace were lucky when Joachim Anderson escaped punishment for denying a goal scoring opportunity against Burnley. I was surprised VAR did...
Scott McTominay correctly dodged red card with Jon Moss spot on in Watford vs Man United
I’m the first one to criticise officials and VAR operators when things go wrong, so it’s nice to be able to redress...
Jurgen Klopp can have no complaints over West Ham’s first goal vs Liverpool, says Mark Halsey
WEST HAM V LIVERPOOL Aaron Cresswell was lucky to stay on the pitch. Yet again we have seen inconsistency from VAR. This...
Aston Villa’s El Ghazi was very fortunate to stay on the pitch against Southampton, says Mark Halsey
Looking at the Southampton v Aston Villa game on Friday night, there was one incident that really caught my attention. An incident...
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┬ástill all over the place in the Premier...
Former Premier League referee questions two big decisions during Man United’s defeat to Liverpool
Former Premier League referee Mark Halsey has spoken exclusively to CaughtOffside about two questionable moments from referee Anthony Taylor in yesterday’s big...
Crystal Palace star “extremely lucky” not to be sent off vs Arsenal, says former PL referee
Former Premier League referee Mark Halsey believes Crystal Palace midfielder James McArthur was “extremely lucky” not to be sent off against Arsenal...
Mark Halsey column: You’ve got to applaud Andre Marriner’s handling of Newcastle-Tottenham incident
We all witnessed that distressing incident in the match between Newcastle and Spurs on Sunday, and I think Andre Marriner correctly stopped...
Mark Halsey column: Offside rule is an ass but Kylian Mbappe’s goal had to stand in Nations League final
There’s already been a great deal of debate over the goal which won France the Nations League title on Sunday night, and...
Mark Halsey column: Liverpool man should have been sent off against Man City
James Milner should have been sent off for a second cautionable offence when he denied a promising attack in the 74th minute....
Mark Halsey on the North London derby: Arsenal got lucky over Harry Kane incident but VAR right not to rule out any of the goals
Arsenal were lucky Tottenham were not awarded a penalty when Ben White clipped Harry Kane on the edge of the box on...
Mark Halsey column: It was an awful weekend in the Premier League for PGMOL’s finest refs
There was quite a bit of refereeing controversy this weekend in the Premier League. It was all going so well before the...