Tag: Craig Pawson

London, England, 18th April 2021. Referee Craig Pawson talks to Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture credit: David Klein / Sportimage

VAR and Fulham hold Arsenal to 1-1 draw

Despite having the ball in the back of the net three times, Arsenal could only draw 1-1 with Fulham thanks to a dodgy penalty on an afternoon to forget.
Refree David Coote warms up before the English Premier League football match between Sheffield United and Everton at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, northern England on December 26, 2020. (Photo by Alex Pantling / POOL / AFP)

5 defeats in 7: Arsenal’s worst officials this season

Arsenal's best and worst referee revealed! Arsenal fans were are wondering just what they have to do to get a fair shake from match officials
Arsenal BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - JULY 19: Match Referee Craig Pawson is seen adjusting his hearing device ahead of the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Southampton FC at Vitality Stadium on July 19, 2020 in Bournemouth, 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 Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Denied: Why Arsenal appeal declined despite ref saying decision wrong

Arsenal have had their appeal over David Luiz's red card against Wolves turned down (but Southampton won theirs), despite a top referee claiming it was the wrong decision.
WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 02: Conor Coady of Wolverhampton Wanderers and Craig Pawson, the match referee interact following the coin toss as Hector Bellerin of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at Molineux on February 02, 2021 in Wolverhampton, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Episode 274: Ranting about referees . loving Arsenal’s positive performances

In this week's podcast, we talk about the draw against Manchester United, the controversial defeat against Wolves, and what we should take from both matches.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz waits for a red card decision during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on February 2, 2021. (Photo by Shaun Botterill / POOL / AFP)

Mikel Arteta keen to appeal David Luiz’s ridiculous red card against Wolves

Mikel Arteta was not happy with the officials after David Luiz's red card and wants Arsenal to appeal.
Arsenal BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - JULY 19: Match Referee Craig Pawson is seen adjusting his hearing device ahead of the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Southampton FC at Vitality Stadium on July 19, 2020 in Bournemouth, 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 Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Officials announced for Liverpool vs Arsenal

Craig Pawson will take charge of Arsenal's trip to Liverpool this weekend in for their Premier League fixture.
Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette (2R) is shown a yellow card by referee Craig Pawson during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 29, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / IKIMAGES / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. (Photo by IAN KINGTON/IKIMAGES/AFP via Getty Images)

Referee robs Mikel Arteta's Arsenal against Chelsea

Mikel Arteta was robbed of his first win as Arsenal head coach by a series of awful mistakes, led by the referee Craig Pawson.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Idrissa Gueye of Everton is is shown his second yellow card of the game by referee Craig Pawson during the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on October 22, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

'Ultimate insult': Manchester City fans get angry before League Cup final

Craig Pawson will referee the League Cup final between Manchester City and Arsenal next Sunday, and City fans aren't happy about it.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Idrissa Gueye of Everton is is shown his second yellow card of the game by referee Craig Pawson during the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on October 22, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Arsenal fans finally get some good news ahead of Manchester City League Cup final

The EFL have appointed Craig Pawson to referee the League Cup final between Arsenal and Manchester City on Sunday 25th February.

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...

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...

Wenger could be punished by FA after Southampton draw

Arsenal's miserable midweek could get even worse if Arsène Wenger is hit with a punishment by the FA. The Gunners missed a series of chances...

Pawson appointed Leicester v Arsenal ref, Dean not demoted

Craig Pawson has been appointed the referee for Arsenal's visit to unbeaten Leicester City on Saturday. The referee was in charge of 21 Premier League games...