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Graham Scott, still in that rookie class in the eyes of the PGMOL, receives my praise today for dealing in the correct manner with the brutal challenge of Watford defender Miguel Britos. The Brighton player on the receiving end was … Continue


    Michael Oliver

    One man who has been there and done it is KEITH HACKETT.

    I can remember in April 1981 receiving THAT phone call from the Referees’ Officer at The Football Association. It was to inform me of my appointment to officiate … Continue


      On this week’s show Alan Biggs is joined by ex FIFA referee Mark Halsey and pundit Mark Lawrenson to discuss all the action from a weekend that was full to the brim of talking points. From reckless challenges at Goodison, … Continue


        Britain Football Soccer - Manchester City v Chelsea - Premier League - Etihad Stadium - 3/12/16 Manchester City's Sergio Aguero is sent off for this challenge on Chelsea's David Luiz Reuters / Phil Noble Livepic EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.

        The weekend games once again threw up glaring errors made by our top referees. The second tier of professional referees who operate in the Championship also faced difficulties. Their decision-making is frankly not up to the standards expected.

        Firstly, however,

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