Nottingham Forest V Derby County

Nottingham Forest V Derby County

Commentary By: Mark Halsey

FINAL SCORE: 1 - 1


MH at 2014-09-14 15:26:15
Summary The refereeing team had total control, although the assistants were not really called upon in this frantic East Midlands derby. The referee showed 7 yellow cards and 1 red card for a second yellow to D5 fully justified. Although I did feel the caution on NF11 was cheap and NF10 was lucky to escape only a yellow for a challenge for serious foul play on D19, having said that the referee managed the game managed the players and managed the event very well. There was limited opportunity to play advantage because of the nature of the game, he read the game very well and can be happy with his performance.

MH at 2014-09-14 15:07:20
8 mins additional added time, correct amount added, stoppages and pitch invasion.

MH at 2014-09-14 15:06:26
Well done referee keeping calm slowing the game down keeping control by not allowing a quick free kick.

MH at 2014-09-14 15:03:57
Nailed on second yellow card for D5 can have no complaints.

MH at 2014-09-14 14:58:12
Last 10 mins the referee will have to remain fully focused.

MH at 2014-09-14 14:56:23
Score update

MH at 2014-09-14 14:56:07
Good yellow card for NF27 for delaying restart.

MH at 2014-09-14 14:53:19
Good communication with NF goalkeeper for time wasting.

MH at 2014-09-14 14:48:20
Score update

MH at 2014-09-14 14:47:44

MH at 2014-09-14 14:43:04
Well done to referee for communicating to the players while fans invade the pitch showing composure.

MH at 2014-09-14 14:37:52
Pace of the game has stepped up the referee needs to make sure he steps up with it.

MH at 2014-09-14 14:35:40
Foul by NF10 on D19, yellow card shown should of been red for serious foul play.

MH at 2014-09-14 14:34:20
Nailed on yellow card for D5 for a foul on NF10

MH at 2014-09-14 14:29:35
Good start to the second half, referee recognition of foul/ non foul has been excellent

MH at 2014-09-14 14:23:36
Good caution on NF38 for reckless challenge from behind.

MH at 2014-09-14 14:08:55
Very good first half by the referee Paul Tierney, managing the players and occasion very well. Has to be mindful that he doesn’t get sucked in to showing cheap yellow cards. He must remain mentally strong and fully focused.

MH at 2014-09-14 14:04:21
Good free kick to NF wait for advantage no advantage brought the game back, good refereeing.

MH at 2014-09-14 14:01:51
Good man-management on D14, should of done the same to NF11 for same offence instead of the yellow card.

MH at 2014-09-14 13:55:26
Cautioned NF11 for a foul cheap yellow card for me.

MH at 2014-09-14 13:54:10
Referee Tierney picking up every little free kick not missing a thing.

MH at 2014-09-14 13:48:41
Referee in complete control of the game so far thus gaining the respect of the players.

MH at 2014-09-14 13:47:11
Good free kick to NF After a foul by D32, correct non yellow card foul only.

MH at 2014-09-14 13:37:38
Good non penalty decision by Paul after a coming together in the box.

MH at 2014-09-14 13:34:47
Good man-management by Paul after awarding a free kick to Derby.

MH at 2014-09-14 13:33:35
Once again Good small free kick given to NF no risks taken aiding his match control.

MH at 2014-09-14 13:30:23
Good first 13 mins for Paul, stamping his authority on the game taking no chances with silly advantages.

MH at 2014-09-14 13:26:09
Good 10 yards at free kick.

MH at 2014-09-14 13:24:11
Good yellow card for D14 after a reckless challenge on NF6

MH at 2014-09-14 13:21:49
Paul in the space of a minute has stamped his authority on the game with good communication with the players

MH at 2014-09-14 13:20:52
Good decision by Paul, foul by D5 on NF7

MH at 2014-09-14 13:19:51
3 mins good free kick given by Paul for a foul committed by Derby

MH at 2014-09-14 13:18:32
1st min Paul Tierney taking up a good wide angle for an Ariel challenge, no foul given, good positioning

MH at 2014-09-14 13:12:06
This East Midlands Derby is usually a fiesty affair, today’s referee Paul Tierney has refereed 6 games to date one being a Premier League game showing a total of 21 yellow cards and 1 red card.Paul will need to manage the occasion, event and players and will need to be mentally tough and remain fully focused throughout.