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Three penalties in the Manchester derby?! Why Oliver was right to not award any of them

Another week, another set of controversial refereeing decisions. And again Newspapers and pundits alike are bemoaning that football is not officiated by superhuman robots (oxymoron I know). 531 more words

Premier League

Opinion: Referees need to be more accountable for poor decisions

Another weekend, another set of awful refereeing decisions, but as always the officials will continue to be overly protected by the Football Association and Premier League. 401 more words


5 things we learned in the Premier League this week

1. Scoring brilliant goals is easy

(At least, Oscar certainly makes it look that way.)                              

There are times in football when fans berate their side’s players for failing to score simple tap-ins by forcefully suggesting that they could do better themselves. 832 more words


168th Manchester Derby Recap

Well that was an interesting hour and a half, wouldn’t you say?

Sergio Agüero‘s four goal performance will long live in the memory of my memory. 333 more words

Manchester United

Michael Oliver to referee Manchester derby

REFEREE Michael Oliver will take charge of the eagerly-anticipated Manchester derby between rivals City and United this weekend.

The 29-year-old Northumberland official has been selected… 463 more words