Tag: Jon Moss

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 29: Referee Martin Atkinson is seen prior to the Premier League match between Sunderland and Arsenal at the Stadium of Light on October 29, 2016 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Martin Atkinson and Jon Moss to retire with Mike Dean

We all know that Mike Dean is set to retire at the end of the season and he will be joined by Martin Atkinson and Jon Moss.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 20: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal scores their team's fourth goal from the penalty spot during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on April 20, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Thomas Tuchel admits Arsenal penalty was a foul

Cesar Azpilicueta may have been furious with Bukayo Saka when he went down in the box under his challenge, but even Thomas Tuchel admitted it was a foul on the Arsenal youngster.
Aston Villa's Argentinian midfielder Emiliano Buendia (L) challenges Arsenal's Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England, on March 19, 2022. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Xhaka booked for persistent fouling after 1 foul

Arsenal beat Aston Villa 1-0 on Saturday but the biggest talking point of the game, once again, was the referee Andy Madley.
English referee Jonathan Moss (C) is surrounded by Arsenal players appealing for a handball decision during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Brentford at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 19, 2022. (Photo by IAN KINGTON/AFP via Getty Images)

Ex-referee says Arsenal denied penalty vs Brentford – but just 1

Retired referee Dermot Gallagher has admitted Arsenal should have had a penalty against Brentford, but only one.
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.
Match Referee Jonathan Moss gestures during the Carabao Cup Quarter Final match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on December 19, 2018 in London, United Kingdom.

Arsenal PGMOL referee selection machine breaks down

Against Manchester City on Wednesday, Arsenal will get a set of match officials that does not involve Martin Atkinson, Mike Dean, nor Chris Kavanagh in what almost feels like a minor miracle.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Freddie Ljungberg caretaker Arsenal coach during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Brighton & Hove Albion at Emirates Stadium on December 5, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Ego, cowards & 21 other things I noticed as Arsenal messed up again

Arsenal against Brighton was a lot of things, few of them good as we moved closer to the relegation zone with our first home league defeat of the season, so here are 23 things I noticed from Thursday night.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Match Referee Jonathan Moss speaks with Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal during the Carabao Cup Quarter Final match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on December 19, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Morton/Getty Images)

Not him again! Arsenal v Aston Villa referee assessed

Jon Moss will take charge of Arsenal's Premier League game against Aston Villa this weekend, following on from Anthony Taylor's appointment last week in the 'best league in the world'.
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Awful referee appointed for Arsenal’s game against Crystal Palace

Jon Moss is a referee who needs no introduction to most football fans and he is the man who will be in charge of Arsenal’s game against crystal palace on Sunday.
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

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.
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.

A look at 8 of Arsenal’s controversial refereeing decisions

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.
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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.

14 of the biggest surprises in Arsenal’s season

2016/17 was certainly an odd season.

Is Granit Xhaka’s ‘temper’ really a problem for Arsenal?

On Sunday, Granit Xhaka picked up his second red card of the season against Burnley.
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Episode 80: The Anthony Taylor Lovefest

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 will Wenger get?

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

Long read: Wenger, Arsenal and some actual mental strength

Did Arsenal show their fabled 'mental strength' for real this weekend?
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Professional referee demands FA action on referee quality

The state of refereeing in England currently is absolutely abysmal. What can be done about it?
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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.
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5 things we learned as Arsenal gave us heart attacks against Burnley

Arsenal managed to beat Burnley 2-1 at the Emirates on Sunday but it was far from a straight forward win.
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Wenger – Xhaka’s was a red but so was the one from Burnley

Arsene Wenger told reporters after the game that Burnley's Ashley Barnes should have been sent off for kicking Laurent Koscielny’s face.

Moss sticks it to Granit but Arsenal avoid slip

Arsenal beat Burnley despite being reduced to 10 men, but that was only half the story...

Xhaka red card ref in charge of Arsenal v Burnley

Jon Moss. Do we have to?

3 match ban for Xhaka as Moss demoted to League One

Jon Moss, who sent Granit Xhaka off for what the footballing universe generally agrees was a yellow card offence, has been demoted to League One this weekend, a common way of PGMOL punishing a ref for a mistake without admitting any liability.

Chambers starts for Middlesbrough as referee makes mockery of Xhaka red card

Calum Chambers started for Middlesbrough as they lost to Watford on Sunday afternoon but the big talking point was the way the referee handled a situation that was quite similar to the one which saw Jon Moss send Granit Xhaka off against Swansea.

How Jon Moss got the new rules mixed up to send Granit Xhaka off

The majority of people who have seen Granit Xhaka’s red card against Swansea agree that it should have been a yellow, so did Jon Moss get his rules mixed up?

Wenger confirms no appeal for Xhaka’s contentious red card

In his post-match press conference, Arsène Wenger confirmed that Arsenal will not appeal Granit Xhaka's contentious sending off, and he will speak to the player.
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Should Granit Xhaka really have been sent off against Swansea?

Was Jon Moss right to send off Granit Xhaka?

Arsenal hold on to beat Swansea after terrible red card decision

Arsenal returned from the international break and picked up where they left off - with all three points despite Jon Moss's efforts to ensure Swansea left the Emirates with something.

Jonathan Moss: Arsenal v Swansea referee preview

Jonathan Moss has been appointed referee for Arsenal's Premier League clash against Swansea, so what can we expect?

Awful ref appointed for Arsenal v West Brom

When Arsenal face West Brom in their rearranged tie on Thursday, 21st April, they will do so with Jon Moss in charge.

Controversial referee appointed for Arsenal v Stoke

Stoke fans will be wincing as Jonathan Moss has been appointed the referee for Saturday's game at the Emirates Stadium. Arsenal take on Stoke City...

The man in the middle – Jonathan Moss

When it was announced that Jon Moss would referee the FA Cup final, the world bounced as fans everywhere banged their heads on their...

Arsenal short news and gossip roundup

Here is a quick roundup of news that has been around today that we didn't get to cover in full, or was so lacking...

Arsenal v Stoke – The man in the middle

Ahead of Arsenal’s game against Stoke on Sunday, we look at the man charged with refereeing the game. Referee: Jonathan Moss Assistants: R West, A Halliday Fourth...