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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: Offside Harry Kane goal vs Leeds would have counted in Champions League
Although VAR has been consistent with the way it has dealt with offside decisions this season, I feel we need to refine...
Video: Man United boss Solskjaer in heated sidelines clash with Pep Guardiola as Mike Dean tries to intervene in hilarious manner
In the 72nd minute of this evening’s marquee Premier League encounter between Manchester City and Man United, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Pep...
Social media companies ready to wage war with football authorities as they refuse to censor abusive messages
In what has to be seen as one of the most controversial and shocking moves made by any social media enterprise, both...
Wave of social media abuse forces FA to act but it could be too little too late
It’s a fact of life these days that social media trolls will get off on making life a misery for those whom...
Exclusive: Former PGMOL chief responds to Mike Dean death threats news
Former referee and head of Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL) has spoken out on the disgraceful abuse aimed at Mike Dean. The...
Referee Mike Dean pulls out of Premier League fixtures after death threats to family
Mike Dean is reportedly set to pull out of this weekend’s Premier League fixtures at his request after issuing a complaint about...
Video: VAR and Mike Dean disaster sees West Ham’s Tomas Soucek sent off as Gary Lineker says “get rid of it”
There are three certainties in life: Death, taxes and Mike Dean having the final word. We almost made it through 90 minutes...
Video: Stockport v West Ham halted by firework display in honour of local boy hit by police car
The first-half of West Ham’s FA Cup tie with Stockport County this evening was forcibly halted after fireworks erupted outside the stadium....
Video: More VAR and handball controversy as Man City have goal brutally chalked off vs Tottenham
Manchester City had a goal disallowed in the first-half of their contest with Tottenham this evening – and we regret to report,...