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Oliver to ref Liverpool v Arsenal

MICHAEL Oliver will be the man in the middle when Liverpool host Arsenal in the Premier League this weekend.

The 29-year-old from Northumberland will take charge of his 99th top-flight match in Sunday’s televised encounter at Anfield (KO 16:00 BST on Sky Sports). 518 more words


Warnock Backs Ref Michael Oliver After He "Didn't See" Penalty Appeal

Neil Warnock may have made a habit of lambasting officials at the drop of a hat, but last night, perhaps to the surprise of many, he chose not to criticise Michael Oliver, despite a seemingly obvious penalty appeal falling on deaf ears midway through the second half. 264 more words

Crystal Palace

Making HeForShe's Goal Tangible

Many have tweeted or publicly stated that they support the HeForShe campaign. But in addition to all of this support, have initiatives been in place as a result of HeForShe? 599 more words

Sexuality & Social Media

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