Michael Oliver
Jurgen Klopp and Mikel Arteta row cooled by good officiating but missed red card at Burnley left Sean Dyche understandably annoyed
I was interested to read a recent document that highlighted that in 100 Premier League games VAR had overturned 44 refereeing decisions....
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...
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...
Video: Premier League ref Michael Oliver spotted at Wembley chanting along with the fans
Obviously we’ve all made accusations of a referee favouring a certain team, but you rarely see them being able to enjoy a...
Keith Hackett column: English refs on form at Euro 2020 and it is great to see divers are not conning anyone
It’s completely refreshing to see that the refereeing standards in the main during Euro 2020 have been terrific.   Indeed, what a...
Mark Halsey column: Some of our referees need a bit of loving and some need a kick up the backside
Overall the standard of officiating in the Premier League, Football League and lower down is on the decline. I think we have...
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...
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...
Video: “No post-match interviews for the referees?… Pity!” – Furious Jose Mourinho takes aim at Michael Oliver over Arsenal penalty
Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho took aim at referee Michael Oliver after watching his side be defeated by Arsenal at the Emirates on...
Video: Harry Kane unpunished after striking Arsenal defender Gabriel with dangerous play for the second time this season as Spurs lose
Tottenham Hotspur and England superstar Harry Kane has infuriated the Arsenal fanbase with a controversial moment in the 74th minute of today’s...