Tag: Lee Mason

Arsenal's Norwegian midfielder #08 Martin Odegaard (R) reacts after being fouled by Manchester City's Croatian midfielder #08 Mateo Kovacic (C) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 8, 2023. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal prepare dossier for PGMOL

Arsenal are set to confront PGMOL with a detailed dossier of refereeing complaints following Arteta's critique after the Newcastle match.
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 27: Referee Lee Mason during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Brighton & Hove Albion at The Hawthorns on February 27, 2021 in West Bromwich, 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)

Lee Mason leaves PGMOL after Arsenal VAR error

Lee Mason has left the referees' body PGMOL by mutual consent, following his mistake made Arsenal's match against Brentford.
Former FIFA referee Howard Webb speaks during the launch of FIFA's Anti-Discrimination Monitoring System at Wembley Stadium in west London on May 12, 2015, which will be implemented in the 2018 World Cup. FIFA will send observers trained by the European anti-discrimination organisation FARE to qualifying matches where there is felt to be a high risk of racist behaviour from fans. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Refs called for emergency meeting after major Arsenal mistake

Chief refereeing officer for PGMOL, Howard Webb, called an emergency meeting of referees in response to a controversial weekend for VAR in the Premier League.
Referee Lee Mason awards a yellow card during the Premier League match between Sheffield United and Manchester City at Bramall Lane on January 21, 2020 in Sheffield, United Kingdom.

Arsenal VAR official dropped as clubs push for new technology

Lee Mason has been dropped and a number of Premier League clubs are pushing for semi-automated offside technology, after the howlers at the weekend.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 04: Martin Oedegaard of Arsenal applauds fans after the Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal FC at Old Trafford on September 04, 2022 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Martin Odegaard: I barely touched him

Arsenal's afternoon might have unfolded differently if Greater Manchester's Lee Mason on VAR hadn't told Salford's Paul Tierney to have a look at Christian Eriksen falling over and even Martin Odegaard has no clue why it was called back.
Referee Andre Marriner reacts during the English League Cup fourth round football match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on October 30, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP)

VAR for Arsenal vs Sheffield United same as for Liverpool defeat

Andre Marriner will be the VAR against Sheffield United at the Emirates on Sunday, his second Arsenal match in a row
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Arsenal get their best referee for Newcastle United match

Lee Mason will take charge of Arsenal's game against Newcastle this weekend and, despite being viewed as a widely incompetent ref, he's actually one we do really well under.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 18: Referee Mike Dean gestures as he referees his 500th Premier League match during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Sheffield United at Emirates Stadium on January 18, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Horror refereeing team combine to rob Arsenal of win against Sheffield United

Even though Arsenal weren't at their best against Sheffield United on Saturday, had they been given a stonewall penalty when they were 1-0 up then the result would have been a different matter altogether.
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Horror refereeing team for Arsenal vs Sheffield United

Arsenal will face Sheffield United on Saturday afternoon with Mike Dean in charge, Lee Mason as the fourth official and Martin Atkinson running the VAR.

Wenger: It was 100% a penalty

Arsene Wenger insists that referee Lee Mason made the right decision by awarding Arsenal a penalty during their 1-0 win over Burnley.
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Arsenal in trouble as referee for Stoke game announced

Lee Mason will take charge of Arsenal's match against Stoke at the Emirates on Saturday afternoon.

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...

Lee Mason rotated to fourth official role – not demoted

Lee Mason not demoted as reports claim.

The man in the middle – Hull v Arsenal referee review

Lee Mason. What can you say? We could say 'we told you so' as we called it in our preview – a referee that misses more...

The man in the middle – Lee Mason

Lee Mason will take charge of Arsenal's game against Hull at the KC on Monday. The referee, who has issued fewer cards than any other...