Martin Atkinson
Keith Hackett column: Michael Oliver set the benchmark at Man United but Martin Atkinson was below-par at Chelsea
Three referees this weekend produced performances below the level expected and should be taken away from the coal face of the Premier...
WATCH: Thomas Tuchel mocks referee Martin Atkinson after string of dodgy decisions in Chelsea vs Southampton
A funny clip of Thomas Tuchel mocking referee Martin Atkinson has gone viral after Chelsea’s victory over Southampton. Tuchel was clearly frustrated...
Premier League refs Mark Clattenburg and Martin Atkinson had five-a-side punch-up
It’s not often we are provided insight into Premier League referee’s lives off the pitch, but it’s a pleasure to bring you...
Mark Clattenburg details the time Premier League ref Martin Atkinson threw a punch at him and why he can’t stand Howard Webb
There certainly appears to be no love lost between Premier League referees, with Mark Clattenburg lifting the lid on the various goings...
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...
Keith Hackett column: I was amazed by the poor performances of PGMOL’s finest in Man Utd & City clashes this weekend
It’s been a poor weekend for the elder statesmen – fifty-year-old Martin Atkinson and Jonathan Moss – of the Professional Game Match...
Keith Hackett column: PGMOL deserve praise despite Martin Atkinson’s wrong penalty award at Newcastle
There was no doubt in my mind that last season we witnessed, on a weekly basis, the worst standard of officiating in the...
Keith Hackett column: Mike Riley must be moved on for the good of the English game at the elite level
The recent European Championship exposed and underpinned what I have been stating for several years now. That the standard of officiating in...
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...
Keith Hackett column: This has been the worst season of officiating in the Premier League
The 2020/21 season which, due to the pandemic, was unique in how games were delivered to the fans, hopefully will never be...
Video: Bruno Fernandes twice pushes Fernandinho under referee’s nose as tensions run high in Manchester derby
You could accuse the Manchester Derby of having lost it’s fiery edge in recent years, but not tonight, not with Bruno Fernandes...