Tag: Anthony Taylor

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal lifts the FA Cup Trophy with his team mates after their victory in the Heads Up FA Cup Final match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on August 01, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Adam Davy/Pool via Getty Images)

Officials favour Arsenal for a change as they beat Chelsea to win FA Cup

Arsenal beat Chelsea at Wembley on Saturday to lift their 14th FA Cup, showing what they can do with a referee who isn't hellbent on ruining their lives.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 17: David Luiz of Arsenal receives a red card from match referee Anthony Taylor during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal FC at Etihad Stadium on June 17, 2020 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Peter Powell/Pool via Getty Images)

Penalties expected after FA announce referee for Arsenal cup final vs Chelsea

Anthony Taylor will referee the FA Cup final 2020 between Arsenal and Chelsea, with details of the game released on Wednesday.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham at the Emirates Stadium in London on March 7, 2020.

Referee confirmed for Arsenal trip to Manchester City

The Premier League have confirmed the officials to take charge of the match between Arsenal and Manchester City next Wednesday.

Just 3 referees in charge of 60% of Arsenal Premier League games this season

Mike Dean will take charge of our trip to West Ham on Monday night as we move back into our rotation of regular refs with just three taking charge of 60% of Arsenal's games this season.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 01: Referee Anthony Taylor during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Goodison Park on September 01, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

VAR official believed Arsenal should have had a penalty but didn't give it

VAR official Anthony Taylor reportedly believed Nicolas Pepe should have had a penalty against Bournemouth, but he didn't overturn the referee's decision.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 01: Referee Anthony Taylor during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Goodison Park on September 01, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Worst ref appointed to Watford v Arsenal

Another Premier League game, another chance for Anthony Taylor to do something stupid, yes indeedy, the worst ref in the division will take charge of Arsenal's game against Watford.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 01: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on April 01, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Sokratis sets new Arsenal yellow card record

Sokratis has now picked up more yellow cards in a league season than any other Arsenal player since the Premier League started.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19: Laurent Koscielny of Arsenal speaks with Match Referee Anthony Taylor during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Chelsea FC at Emirates Stadium on January 19, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal get another terrible referee for Manchester United game as Taylor gets Premier League...

Jon Moss will take charge of Arsenal's game against United while Anthony Taylor has been appointed to another Premier League match this weekend despite his catalogue of blunders during the Spurs game, proving once again that there is zero accountability for officials within the English game.
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.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 02: Lucas Torreira of Arsenal reacts during 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)

Tottenham should have had 3 reds v Arsenal

Tottenham Hotspur should have finished with nine men yet somehow it was Arsenal who had a man sent off when Lucas Torreira was shown red.
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.
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger looks on during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal at St. James Park on April 15, 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger highlights ‘very, very bad decision’ after Newcastle defeat

Arsene Wenger has criticised the Premier League for failing to adopt VAR ahead of the new season after watching his side lose 2-1 at St James’ Park on Sunday.

Arsenal fans despondent after hearing referee appointment for Tottenham clash

The Premier League have appointed Anthony Taylor to referee Arsenal's match against Spurs this weekend, and Gooners are not happy.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 14: Callum Wilson of AFC Bournemouth celebrates after scoring the first AFC Bournemouth goal during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal at Vitality Stadium on January 14, 2018 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

How to beat Arsenal: A definitive guide for opposition managers

If you've been watching Arsenal for more than a few weeks, you probably already know how to beat them. But for everyone else, here is our definitive guide.

8 controversial refereeing decisions involving Arsenal

Arsenal were on the receiving end of yet more questionable refereeing during their 4-2 loss to Nottingham Forest - a common theme this season it seems.
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.

Wenger set to be punished again by FA after ban and fine

Arsene Wenger will only be fined for his comments after the 2-2 draw with Chelsea, according to the Telegraph.

While Wenger answers his charges will the FA or PGMOL ever answer theirs?

Arsene Wenger's comments to and about Mike Dean are being treated more seriously than his comments about Anthony Taylor, according to the Telegraph.

Arsenal hope Wenger ban starts this weekend

Arsenal are reportedly hoping that the FA come to a fast decision over Arsene Wenger's punishment so he doesn't miss too many Premier League games.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal gives instruction to his team during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger facing second FA charge

The Football Association on Thursday asked Arsene Wenger to clarify remarks about penalties given against his side made before and after Arsenal's Premier League game with Chelsea.

'We got a farcical decision again' - Arsene Wenger continues offensive on referees

Arsene Wenger says the penalty decision was 'farcical', and he's fed up of the media letting referees off the hook no matter what happens.

'I stick to everything I said' - Arsene Wenger says he will fight the...

Arsene Wenger has said he intends to contest his FA charge, and doesn't regret his comments made at referee Mike Dean.

Good news for Arsenal with lucky charm referee appointed for Chelsea clash

If there was such thing as a 'preferred' referee for Arsenal's Premier League clash against Chelsea on Wednesday, Anthony Taylor would be it.
Arsene Wenger ban for actions against Anthony Taylor

Anthony Taylor a surprisingly good omen for Arsenal ahead of Bournemouth – here’s why

Anthony Taylor is set to referee Arsenal's match against Bournemouth, which most fans are probably not too happy about.
Arsene Wenger ban for actions against Anthony Taylor

Arsenal fans furious at FA choice of referee v Chelsea in FA Cup final

Arsenal and Arsene Wenger will not be at all pleased to learn that Anthony Taylor has been handed the FA Cup final.

How sh*t must you be, we're winning away: Arsenal fans react to game v...

Arsenal went to Middlesbrough with six changes to their lineup and a back three for the first time in 20 years, looked a total shambles, yet managed to come away with all three points.

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.
Arsene Wenger ban for actions against Anthony Taylor

Arsene Wenger v Anthony Taylor – What he said v what was reported

Back in January, Arsene Wenger was handed a four-match touchline ban for an altercation with fourth official, Anthony Taylor, during Arsenal's 2-1 win over Burnley in which the media reported the manager had called Taylor a "f**king cheat"; unsurprisingly, this wasn't the case at all.
Graham Poll

Wenger should have got six-game-ban says super blunder ref

Graham Poll, the referee most famous for showing a player three yellows before sending him off at a World Cup, has written that Arsene Wenger should have got a six-game ban instead of four.
Arsene Wenger ban for actions against Anthony Taylor

Not Anthony Taylor’s job to follow Wenger says former Premier League ref

Mark Halsey has said that it is not the job of the fourth official to follow a manager into the tunnel after he’s been sent off, hinting at a strategy Arsene Wenger might use to defend himself.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Arsenal podcast #80: Who referees the refs?

In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Anita review the Burnley game and ponder Xhaka's penchant for a two-footed lunge.
Arsene Wenger ban for actions against Anthony Taylor

What sort of ban can Arsene Wenger expect from the FA?

Arsene Wenger has been charged with misconduct by the FA, so what sort of punishment and ban is he facing?

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.

Arsenal handed calamity ref for Manchester City showdown

Anthony Taylor will take charge of Arsenal’s game against Manchester City on Sunday.

Arsenal's record under dreadful referee better than you'd imagine

Arsenal fans the world over shudder when they hear the name Anthony Taylor, but maybe we shouldn't.

Have Arsenal turned around record with Anthony Taylor as ref?

Heading into last April, Arsenal fans winced when Anthony Taylor was named as a referee for any game. And why not? Most memorably, Taylor sent...

Arsenal's worst nightmare: Horror referee appointed for Manchester United clash

Mike Dean at Chelsea was one thing, but now Arsenal fans will have to cope with Anthony Taylor taking charge of the Premier League...

Arsenal likely to see yellow v Chelsea – Anthony Taylor referees

by Nia Griffiths Anthony Taylor has been appointed referee in Arsenal v Chelsea's Community Shield match 2nd August and neither team is likely to be...

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...

Arsenal need a strong referee against Sunderland - they won't get one

What did we ever do to the Football Gods that means they insist on foisting Anthony Taylor upon us? In charge of four Arsenal matches this...