Sutton United v Arsenal ref next in line to quit England as PGMOL face...

Michael Oliver could be the next referee to leave England in search of a better payday after Mark Clattenburg announced his decision to move to Saudi Arabia.

Mike Dean’s suspension for abusing his profile for financial gain raises even more questions

The PGMOL suspended Mike Dean for his involvement with a betting website in 2005 so why are the FA banning Arsene Wenger for questioning his integrity?
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 21: Referee Martin Atkinson signals during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Brighton & Hove Albion at St. James Park on September 21, 2019 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)

Watch your shins: Martin Atkinson in charge for Arsenal vs Bournemouth

Martin Atkinson will take charge of Arsenal's game on Sunday against Bournemouth so we can expect the Cherries to kick with impunity.
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Arsenal in trouble as referee for Stoke game announced

Lee Mason will take charge of Arsenal's match against Stoke at the Emirates on Saturday afternoon.

Will Arsenal get any love from the referee against Manchester United?

Craig Pawson will take charge of Manchester United v Arsenal on Sunday, so what are Arsenal likely to get from the young referee? At just...

Incorrect offside decision against Arsenal proved officials still aren't using VAR properly

Arsenal won 4-0 against Newcastle United on Sunday, but that shouldn't stop us drawing attention to a terrible offside decision against Mesut Özil in the second half.

Mike Dean appointed Chelsea-Arsenal referee

Mike Dean has been appointed the referee for Chelsea v Arsenal on Saturday afternoon. Mike Dean has been appointed the Referee for Saturday's London Derby...
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 02: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal looks dejected at full time after the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal FC at Wembley Stadium on March 02, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.(Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

FA show 1 set of rules for Tottenham, 1 set for Arsenal

If the FA aren’t going to charge Davinson Sanchez, then they must demote Anthony Taylor.

Don't expect any help from referee v West Ham - he's no Michael Oliver!

Chris Foy 'not Hoy' will take charge of Arsenal's game against West Ham at the weekend, so what can we expect?

Arsenal finally get some refereeing good news ahead of Bournemouth match

Kevin Friend has been appointed referee for Arsenal's Premier League clash against Bournemouth so at least we have a slight chance of not being screwed over.

Referee preview: Swarbrick back for West Brom v Arsenal

Neil Swarbrick has refereed just one Arsenal game this season – the reverse of this fixture on Boxing Day at the Emirates.

Bad news for Arsenal as Mike Dean will be at Old Trafford

Arsenal fans thought they were getting a Dean-free afternoon at Old Trafford. They were wrong...

Referee announced for Arsenal vs Tottenham

Michael Oliver will referee Arsenal's upcoming North London derby match against Tottenham Hotspur this weekend.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 27: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal reacts to having his team's third goal disallowed following a VAR check during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on October 27, 2019, in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Premier League told to soften VAR offside use but won’t

The Premier League has no intention of changing how it uses VAR to adjudicate marginal offsides despite a reminder from the International Football Association Board that VAR is supposed to be used for 'clear and obvious errors'.

Why officials deserve better than they get from many ‘fans’

The Guardian recently published a story about a Non-League game referee stopping a match after 13 minutes and abandoning it because a fan was moaning and questioning his decisions too much.

Referee preview - Do Arsenal have cause for concern against Bournemouth?

Michael Oliver has been chosen to referee Arsenal's Premier League match away to Bournemouth, which isn't exactly fantastic news.

For once incompetence benefits Arsenal - Crystal Palace v Arsenal ref review

For once we're complaining about the referee for all the right reasons. Find out more here.
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Referee considering quitting UK in wake of Arsenal v Hull scrutiny

Mark Clattenburg could quit the UK because of the intense scrutiny that referees apparently come under according to an exclusive in today’s Daily Mail.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 27: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal reacts to a decision by referee Martin Atkinson during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on October 27, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Morton/Getty Images)

Arsenal get same horror refereeing team for Bournemouth FA Cup match

Arsenal will travel to Bournemouth on Monday night for a match refereed, again, by Martin Atkinson, while Mike Dean will run the VAR. One week...
Andre Marriner

Arsenal hope for protection as referee announced for Manchester United clash

19 November's clash between Manchester United and Arsenal is set to be a feisty affair with Andre Marriner appointed referee.

Why Oliver was right not to award Chelsea penalty

Imagine the scene: Two players are running towards each other, fully focussed on the ball between them. At the last minute, as they prepare to make...

Why Andre Marriner was always going to have a good game

Andre Marriner was the man in charge of Arsenal 2 Everton 0 at the Emirates on Sunday, so how did he get on?

3 Arsenal players at risk of suspension as card-happy ref appointed for Napoli game

Romanian referee, Ovidiu Haţegan, will take charge of Arsenal’s trip to Napoli, assisted by Octavian Şovre and Sebastian Gheorghe, and additional officials Radu Petrescu and Sebastian Colţescu and the reserve referee Radu Ghinguleac.

Blunder ref to take charge of Monaco v Arsenal

Referee in charge of Arsenal's trip to Monaco has already refereed an Arsenal Champions League game...and he didn't do too well.

Referee admits seeing Drinkwater horror tackle, deemed unworthy of further action

Leicester City are said to be confident that Danny Drinkwater will not face further action from the FA after being told by Martin Atkinson...

Strict refereeing guaranteed for Arsenal v Monaco

Deniz Aytekin will take charge of Arsenal v Monaco, so what can the Gunners expect from the German?

Awful refereeing sees Alexis end with crazy stat in Arsenal win over Sunderland

Martin Atkinson did not have a good game on Saturday afternoon when he took charge of Arsenal’s trip to Sunderland.

Arsenal and Leicester left fuming by referee but only one is right to feel...

On Sunday afternoon, Martin Atkinson made himself, once again, one of the main talking points of a game that had so much more to...

Ref you've never heard of given Arsenal vs Nottingham Forest game

Darren England will referee Arsenal's Carabao Cup game against Nottingham Forest on Tuesday night and if you're currently thinking 'who?' you're not alone.

Liverpool boosted by referee appointment for Arsenal game

Arsenal fans thought they had received a bit of a boost when it was announced that Michael Oliver will referee their season opener against Liverpool this weekend.

Newcastle manager charged by FA for stating a fact

Rafa Benitez has been charged by the FA for mentioning that Andre Marriner likes to give Newcastle players red cards, something that is quite hard to deny when you look at the figures.

Wenger and Rodgers disagree after disallowed goal against Liverpool

Arsenal's goalless draw against Liverpool on Monday night was punctuated by bad defending, bad finishing and good goalkeeping. One effort did find the back of...

Arsenal with no Friend in referee for Swansea game

Kevin Friend takes charge of Arsenal's game against Swansea on Monday night, so what can the Gunners expect? Well, Friend last refereed an Arsenal game...
Andre Marriner

Multiple errors from ref in Arsenal v Crystal Palace game highlighted

As usual with Premier League referees they regularly bring controversies and the Arsenal v Palace game saw some errors as usual.
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Arsenal fans furious as FA show clear Manchester City bias

For the second time this season, Manchester City players have received no punishment for their part in post-match and off-field fracas after the FA reviewed their cup tie against Wigan Athletic.
Helen Trantum column

Injury to Manchester United’s Shaw shows we haven’t learned from Ramsey assault

I don't care if you get the ball. That should be the stance when players go in for challenges which even if they win them...
Referee Andre Marriner reacts during the English League Cup fourth round football match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on October 30, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP)

VAR for Arsenal vs Sheffield United same as for Liverpool defeat

Andre Marriner will be the VAR against Sheffield United at the Emirates on Sunday, his second Arsenal match in a row

At least Taylor is consistent: Arsenal v Sunderland ref review

Thankfully, that was the last we will see of Anthony Taylor for at least a few months. A referee so awful, he's now so afraid...

Atkinson Arsenal horror show against Sunderland highlights desperate need for change

After a poor display from Martin Atkinson in Arsenal's win over Sunderland, our resident laws-of-the-game expert, got a little bit worked up...

What can Arsenal and Tottenham expect from Saturday's referee?

Martin Atkinson will take charge of Tottenham v Arsenal, so what can we expect? Find out here.