Tag: Kevin Friend

Burnley handball not given as an Arsenal penalty

VAR robs Arsenal again as rules state it was a penalty

Arsenal could only muster a 1-1 draw against Burnley thanks, as usual, to their own stupidity and the VAR rules that only apply to Arsenal.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Referee Kevin Friend looks on ahead of the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Aston Villa at Selhurst Park on August 31, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Arsenal might have Friend in Manchester United referee but VAR operator is amazing call

Kevin Friend will take charge of Arsenal's game against Manchester United on Monday night at Old Trafford but that's unlikely to be the problem...
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - MARCH 09: James Ward-Prowse of Southampton celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Tottenham Hotspur at St Mary's Stadium on March 09, 2019 in Southampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Tottenham escape 2 more blatant red cards but lose anyway

Kevin Friend declined to send off two Spurs players on Saturday afternoon as they lost to Southampton a few days after Mauricio Pochettino accused the FA of employing double standards to punish them.

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.

Arsenal will be happy with the referee appointed for tonight's Carabao Cup clash

Kevin Friend has been appointed referee for Arsenal's Carabao Cup quarter-final clash against West Ham, and it's good news for the Gunners considering past performances.
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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?
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Kevin Friend: Watford v Arsenal referee preview

Kevin Friend will take charge of Arsenal’s game against Watford on Saturday, so what can we expect from the man who was once removed from a match because Tottenham fans complained he supported Leicester?

Referee appointment: Arsenal need a Friend v Watford

Kevin Friend is set to referee Arsenal's clash against Watford at Vicarage Road on Saturday and the Gunners are really going to need him to make big decisions.

Wenger slams referee appointments and impact of social media

Arsène Wenger has criticised the decision to take Premier League referee Kevin Friend off duty for the Tottenham Hotspur's match this weekend just because he's a fan of title rivals Leicester City.

Swansea give referee easy game against Arsenal

It would be churlish to moan about the referee after watching Arsenal out-Arsenal themselves against Swansea. Sure, he should have booked Jonjo Shelvey in the...

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...

Referee tries to thwart Arsenal against QPR. Fails

How did Kevin Friend get on in charge of QPR v Arsenal?

Will Arsenal have a Friend in the referee against QPR?

What can Arsenal expect from the referee in charge of Arsenal's trip to QPR?