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Archives: Premier League Referee Decisions

Reviewing The Key Premier League Refereeing Decisions From Week 7

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
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Martin Atkinson had a very difficult afternoon at Stamford Bridge with numerous contentious decisions.  The first was a foul from Gary Cahill on Alexis Sanchez. It was a dangerous tackle in my view as he endangered Alexis’ safety, I think … Continue reading

Reviewing the Key Refereeing Decisions From Opening Weekend of Premier League

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
tottenham-hotspur

The start of the new Barclays Premier League season brought goals, shocks as well red cards, meaning that the officials were given no time to settle in and get used to their new vanishing spray. There were 3 red cards … Continue reading

Reviewing Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 36

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
swansea-aston-villa

Swansea cruised to a 4-1 victory against Aston Villa, ensuring the Swans’ Premier League status for another season, but the win put Villa into deep trouble with tough fixtures remaining against Tottenham and Manchester City. But should Wilfried Bony‘s opener … Continue reading

Reviewing Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 35

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
ramires-elblow

Referee Mike Dean was kept very busy at Stamford Bridge on Saturday with two key incidents changing the course of the game. The first was an obvious elbow from Ramires on Sebastien Larsson (see photo above). Dean was perfectly placed, but didn’t … Continue reading

Reviewing Mark Clattenburg’s Refereeing Decisions in the Liverpool-Man City Match

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
luis-suarez-dive

Referee Mark Clattenburg was kept very busy during Liverpool’s 3-2 victory over Manchester City, in what was a huge game in the race for the title. There were several key incidents, which could have benefitted both teams. Firstly, Edin Dzeko … Continue reading

Reviewing Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 33

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
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There were three major talking points from Liverpool’s 2-1 win over West Ham at Upton Park. Referee Anthony Taylor was kept very busy all afternoon and didn’t have a great game in my opinion. Here’s why. The first controversy was … Continue reading

Reviewing Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 32

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
jose-mourinho-ballboy-incident

This weekend’s Premier League fixtures had the least amount of controversial refereeing decisions for a very long time. A good weekend for the officials in that respect, but there were still a few incidents where further punishment could have been … Continue reading

Reviewing Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 31

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
chelsea-arsenal-incident

By far the biggest talking point from the weekend’s soccer matches was the decision from referee Andre Marriner to send off the wrong player during Arsenal’s humiliating 6-0 defeat at the hands of Chelsea. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain clearly saved a shot from … Continue reading

Reviewing Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 30

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
demba-ba-incident

A superb weekend of Premier League soccer had many talking points, with a huge number of contentious decisions. Here’s what was called correctly or incorrectly by the referees and the reasons why. Starting with the early kick off at the … Continue reading

Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 29

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
younes-kaboul

Even with just five Premier League games this week, there were plenty of talking points to pick out from the referee’s performances. Starting at Stamford Bridge, Spurs conceded four second half goals in a 4-0 defeat. However, at 1-0 to … Continue reading

Reviewing Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 28

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
chico-flores-penalty

Referees were kept busy this weekend with red cards, contentious penalty decisions and even a headbutt. Here’s what the officials called correctly and what they might regret. The most bizarre incident of the season by far was Newcastle boss Alan Pardew‘s … Continue reading

Reviewing Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 27

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
wba-fulham-goal

After another eventful Premier League weekend where Chelsea continued their dominance at the top of the table, and both Liverpool and Arsenal scored four goals, there were quite a few key refereeing decisions that changed the results of games, which … Continue reading

Reviewing Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 26

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
goal-line-technology

The introduction of goal line technology this season has resulted in key decisions being made correctly through the use of the referee’s watch, which beeps whenever the whole of the ball crosses the goal line. During Tuesday’s game at the … Continue reading

Reviewing Premier League Referee Decisions: Gameweek 25

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
craig-bellamy-punch

Here are the key refereeing decisions from this past weekend’s Premier League matches: Eden Hazard starred in a 3-0 victory for Chelsea against Newcastle, with the third goal coming from the penalty spot after Samuel Eto’o was wrestled to the … Continue reading

Reviewing Key Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 24

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
Matija-Nastasic-Oscar

Rather bizarrely, it was a quiet weekend in terms of controversial refereeing decisions. I have picked out three that are the most talked about following Gameweek 24. During Chelsea‘s superb performance in a 1-0 win against Manchester City, there was an incident … Continue reading

Reviewing Key Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 23

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
epl-referee-decisions

Better late than never, here’s a review of the key refereeing decisions from the mid-week Premier League matches — and what the match officials got right and wrong. Beginning at White Hart Lane, the home side were 1-0 down and … Continue reading

Luis Suarez Penalty Incident Raises Diving Issue Again; Reviewing Premier League Referee Decisions

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
luis-suarez-brad-guzan

In the review of this past weekend’s refereeing decisions in the Premier League, there’s only one place to start and thats at Anfield where Luis Suarez was judged to be brought down by Aston Villa keeper Brad Guzan. The score was … Continue reading

A Bad Weekend For Match Officials: Reviewing the Premier League Referee Decisions, Gameweek 21

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
cheick-tiote-disallowed-goal

Starting at St James’ Park, where the most controversial decision of the weekend took place. Newcastle’s Cheick Tiote hit a superb strike, which flew into the net, following a corner. There were three Newcastle players in an offside position as … Continue reading