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Arsenal were easy to referee, reveals former referee Howard Webb

Former Premier League referee Howard Webb has stated his belief that Arsenal were easy to referee because they were too often ‘bullied’ on the pitch. 223 more words


Howard Webb names ex-Manchester United boss David Moyes as hardest manager to deal with

Former Premier League referee has named Sunderland’s David Moyes as the hardest manager to deal with throughout his career officiating in the top flight.

Webb retired in 2014 after becoming regarded as one of the top referees in world football, being handed both the Champions League final and World Cup final in the same year back in 2010. 303 more words


Top soccer ref Howard Webb reveals how he endures OCD

LONDON (AP) In his changing room before the 2010 World Cup final in South Africa, referee Howard Webb wasn’t comfortable in his blue shirt.

So he took it off. 705 more words

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Howard Webb admits he probably should've sent off Cristiano Ronaldo in Manchester derby

Former Premier League referee Howard Webb admits he may have made a mistake in not sending off Cristiano Ronaldo in a game between Manchester United and Manchester City. 382 more words


Howard Webb reveals the time Sir Alex Ferguson tried to make him abandon a Manchester United game

Former Premier League referee Howard Webb has revealed how Sir Alex Ferguson once attempted to pressure him in to abandoning a Manchester United fixture.

Th match in question was between Fulham and the Red Devils in 2009, and ended up with the Cottagers thrashing an injury-ravaged United side 3-0. 430 more words


Howard Webb names Goodison Park as the hardest ground for a referee in the Premier League

If you were a Premier League referee, which stadium would you dread going to the most?

Old Trafford? Anfield? White Hart Lane?

Well, according to Howard Webb, it’s not a ground that would spring to mind straight away… 134 more words


Howard Webb claims video technology could cause 'remote-controlled referees'

Former Premier League and 2010 World Cup final referee Howard Webb has claimed that the introduction of video technology could lead to ‘remote-controlled referees’.

Webb was speaking in response to the successful trialing by FIFA of video technology during the Italy-France friendly on Thursday, where Dutch referee Bjorn Kuipers admitted that the assistance of Video Assistant Referees (VAR) who had access to replays aided him in two vital decisions. 544 more words