On this week’s show Alan Biggs was joined in the studio by former Premier League and FIFA listed referee Mark Halsey and ex Sheff United and Leeds United footballer Brian Deane to wrap up the weekend action in the Premier League and Football League.
Craig Pawson took charge of the Saturday lunchtime derby where Man United beat Liverpool 2-1 at Old Trafford but were the away side denied a penalty when Marouane Fellaini’s legs collided with Saido Mane’s? The panel also discuss the ugly scenes we saw at The London Stadium with three pitch invasions and fans confronting players; with praise for referee Lee Mason and his team of officials.
Elsewhere there were talking points at Stamford Bridge where Crystal Palace might feel aggrieved when they had a goal disallowed and did Jordan Ayew deserve to be sent off ten minutes into Swansea’s 0-0 draw with Huddersfield?
In the Football League there was debate on the performances of referees in the Championship including Jeremy Simpson who was on duty in the East Midlands Derby between Derby and Nottm Forest, whilst the team also discuss the incident involving Jamie Carragher and Brian Deane tells us more about about his role within a consortium looking to take over Chesterfield FC.