Mark Halsey
Mark Halsey says Alonso goal was “correctly disallowed” but would have stood in another scenario
Former Premier League referee Mark Halsey says that Marcos Alonso’s disallowed goal in Chelsea’s thrilling Champions League tie with Real Madrid was...
Mark Halsey says Liverpool star “lucky” not to be sent off, but the officials got other decisions correct
Former Premier League referee Mark Halsey says Liverpool midfielder Fabinho was “lucky” not to be sent off against Manchester City. Manchester City...
What a result for Patrick Vieira against Arsenal, and why Mike Dean will be missed – Mark Halsey
What a result we saw last night – a great achievement for Patrick Vieira, who played for Arsenal for so many years....
Ex-Premier League referee says “lucky” West Ham star should have been sent off vs. Everton
After beating Everton 2-1 in a massive Premier League tie on Saturday, David Moyes’ West Ham continue to find themselves pushing for...
Liverpool deserved penalty for “rugby tackle” but ref should’ve spotted it without VAR, says Mark Halsey
Former Premier League referee Mark Halsey says Liverpool deserved their penalty against Watford for a “rugby tackle” by Cucho Hernandez on Diogo...
Referees training with Premier League clubs can benefit refs and players, says Mark Halsey
Premier League referees training with clubs is not anything new. I did it for 12 years with Bolton at their Euxton training...
Leicester ace “clearly doesn’t know the laws of the game” following Arsenal penalty complaint, says ex-ref
Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel doesn’t fully understand the laws of the game if he’s complaining about Alexandre Lacazette’s recent penalty against...
Former Premier League referee aims dig at Arsenal star’s complaints during Aston Villa clash
Former Premier League referee Mark Halsey has aimed a dig at Arsenal winger Bukayo Saka for his antics during the 1-0 win...
Steven Gerrard was a tough-tackling midfielder and you can understand his frustration with Arsenal, says Mark Halsey
I watched Aston Villa vs Arsenal and to be honest you can’t argue with Steven Gerrard. I refereed him many times, and...
Kai Havertz challenge wasn’t violent conduct, but Chelsea got lucky with another call because referees are becoming lazy – Mark Halsey
There were two big talking points in the Chelsea-Newcastle game. First was the Kai Havertz challenge on Dan Burn, with Havertz deemed...
PSG contributed to their own downfall and must feel the full weight of UEFA punishments for confronting the referee, says Mark Halsey
I saw the incident between Karim Benzema and Gianluigi Donnarumma and didn’t think it was a foul. The Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper should’ve...
Alexis Sanchez can have no complaints – he was lucky not to get a straight red in the first half against Liverpool, says Mark Halsey
Alexis Sanchez can have no complaints over his Anfield red card for two cautions. The Inter Milan striker was fortunate not to...