LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Match Referee Mike Dean awards a penalty to Tottenham Hotspur as Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen of Tottenham Hotspur react during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on December 1, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Mark Clattenburg: Both Tottenham’s goals should not have been allowed

Mark Clattenburg has said that BOTH Tottenham’s goals should NOT have stood.
Mike Dean

Does Mike Dean get too many Arsenal v Tottenham games?

When the news was announced that Mike Dean would referee Arsenal’s game against Spurs this weekend, the first thought that popped into my head was ‘why always Dean?’
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 21: Referee Mike Dean looks on prior to the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Crystal Palace at St. James Park on October 21, 2017 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Does Mike Dean really like Tottenham more than Arsenal?

It is fun to believe that your club is on the wrong end of a conspiracy, be it from the referees, the media or other authorities but, for the most part, they just don’t exist.
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Arsenal and Liverpool denied clear penalties – so why didn’t they get them?

Both Arsenal and Liverpool should have been awarded a penalty on Saturday evening thanks to the actions of their keepers, so why are the pundits and ref experts saying they weren't fouls?

Newcastle manager fined by FA for speaking the truth

Rafa Benitez has been fined £60,000 for his comments about Andre Marriner before Newcastle’s game against Crystal Palace despite simply stating a fact.

When will the FA do something about awful officials?

Another Sunday and another inept referee. I really wonder if English referees are told not to worry about the players' physical integrity because it is a recurrent problem at every level.

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.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 10: Bobby Madley (C) gives Jose Fonte of Southampton a yellow card for a foul in the box during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Southampton at Emirates Stadium on September 10, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Premier League referee quits

Premier League referee, Bobby Madley, has quit football to move to Norway with his partner.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Referee Michael Oliver gestures during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on September 17, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Referee announced for Arsenal’s season opener against Manchester City

Michael Oliver will take charge of Unai Emery’s first competitive match as Arsenal head coach on Sunday against Manchester City.
Pep Guardiola

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.

Arsenal get rookie ref in charge of biggest career game for Crystal Palace game

Chris Kavanagh has been appointed referee for Arsenal'sChris Kavanagh has been appointed referee for Arsenal's Premier League clash against Crystal Palace on Saturday. Premier League clash against Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Who pays referees?

Referees are under the spotlight yet again, so who governs them, and who actually pays their wages?
Mike Dean

Worse than you think: Mike Dean penalty stats ‘ridiculously stacked against’ Arsenal

Mike Dean awards more penalties to every big-six club other than Arsenal, with the exception of Liverpool, who he hardly ever referees.

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.

Better than Mike Dean: Arsenal will be happier with referee appointed for Carabao Cup...

Arsenal are having a nightmare time with referees at the moment, and it appears Martin Atkinson is the match official who will be braving Wednesday's meeting with Chelsea.

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?
Arsene Wenger sent off

Definitive answer: Dean, Moss or Taylor: Who is the worst referee for Arsenal?

There are a number of referees who strike fear in Arsenal fans hearts these days for more reasons than just their general incompetence.

Arsenal referee problems not likely to improve with selection against Nottingham Forest

Jon Moss will take charge of Arsenal's FA Cup third-round clash at Nottingham Forest this weekend so let's look at his history of refereeing Gunners matches even though we all know he's one of the worst officials in the division.
Mike Dean books Shkodran Mustafi

16% less likely to win: Arsenal fans most hated referee to take charge of...

Arsenal's match against West Bromwich Albion will be refereed by Mike Dean, which is sure to be a popular appointment with fans.Arsenal's match against West Bromwich Albion will be refereed by Mike Dean, which is sure to be a popular appointment with fans.

Referee an expert at Arsenal v Manchester United but he did make this mistake

Andre Marriner will be in charge when Arsenal take on Manchester United on Saturday, so what can both sides expect?

Is this proof referee saw Arsenal's penalty v Stoke and ignored it anyway?

Arsenal lost 1-0 to Stoke in their second game of the Premier League campaign but they were the victims of a poor penalty decision in the first-half.

What can Crystal Palace and Arsenal expect from Monday’s referee?

Michael Oliver will take charge of Arsenal’s trip to Crystal Palace on Monday night, so what can both sides expect from the official?
Martin Atkinson

Arsenal to get no love from referee against West Ham

Martin Atkinson takes charge of Arsenal's game against West Ham, so what can both sides expect from one of PGMOL’s finest?

What can Arsenal and Manchester City expect from Sunday’s referee?

Andre Marriner will take charge of Arsenal’s game against Manchester City on Sunday, so what can both sides expect from the official?

West Brom v Arsenal referee preview

Neil Swarbrick has refereed just one Arsenal game this season – the reverse of this fixture on Boxing Day at the Emirates, find out more here

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.

Anthony Taylor shipped in to put final nail in Arsene Wenger’s coffin against Lincoln

Anthony Taylor. Those two words should be enough for any review about this man.

All signs point to strong ref for Arsenal at Liverpool

Bobby Madley will take charge of Arsenal’s trip to Liverpool on Saturday.

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.
Mark Clattenburg books Theo Walcott

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.
Mark Clattenburg and Alexis Sanchez

Cards aplenty in last 15 – Arsenal v Hull referee preview

Mark Clattenburg will be in charge of Arsenal’s game against Hull so what can both sides expect from the star ref?
Mike Dean books Shkodran Mustafi

Do Arsenal get more cards per foul – the stats

Sometimes, it feels like Arsenal don’t have to do much to pick up a card from the referee while opponents can murder at will with impunity, but is that tue?

Proof Chelsea man should have been sent off against Arsenal

The Chelsea game on Saturday was another typical example of a referee bottling a decision. You have to ask - why do they regularly fail...
Martin Atkinson

Arsenal get boost with ref’s Chelsea record but still face tough task

Martin Atkinson will take charge of Arsenal’s game at Chelsea on Saturday and that means one thing – a kick-fest.
Kevin Friend

What can Arsenal and Southampton expect from today’s referee?

With so much attention on the officials last weekend, we will certainly be hoping for a low-key performance from Kevin Friend at St. Mary’s on Saturday evening, but will we get it?
Arsene Wenger sent off by Jon Moss

Stadium or touchline – the difference in the bans allegedly facing Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger is set for a ban, that is clear, but what is not is if it will be a touchline or stadium ban, with some papers seeming to be pushing for the latter, so what's the difference?
Arsene Wenger sent off

Wenger called Moss a ‘cheat’ but can he defend himself against the FA?

Arsene Wenger was sent off at the end of the very heated Burnley game, and he will likely be charged by the FA for using the word 'cheat' as revealed by the Evening Standard.

Xhaka red card ref in charge of Arsenal v Burnley

Jon Moss. Do we have to?
Referee Mike Jones

Mike Jones referee preview: Swansea v Arsenal

Mike Jones will take charge of Arsenal’s game at Swansea, a referee who prefers to let the game ‘flow’ rather than stopping it for annoying things like fouls.

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.