Tag: Mark Clattenburg

DORTMUND, GERMANY - APRIL 14: Former footballer, Jens Lehmann looks on prior to the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final Second Leg match between Borussia Dortmund and Manchester City at Signal Iduna Park on April 14, 2021 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Frederic Scheidemann/Getty Images)

Former ref brands Arsenal legend a “Miserable bloke who would whinge about everything”

Jens Lehmann is under suspicion of vandalism again at the same time as Mark Clattenburg brands him one of the worst players he has ever refereed.
Arsenal's Brazilian striker Gabriel Martinelli (R) walks off having been shown two yellow cards in quick succession by English referee Michael Oliver during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on February 10, 2022. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Clattenburg: 1 yellow would have been fairer for Martinelli

Mark Clattenburg has said that Michael Oliver got it right and wrong against Arsenal as he continues to be one of only a few former refs prepared to defend Arsenal.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 01: Danny Rose of Tottenham Hotspur speaks with referee Martin Atkinson during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on September 01, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Which referee gives the most penalties against Arsenal?

Ask any Arsenal fan and they will tell you that referees are quick to give penalties against them but not so quick to give a spot-kick to the Gunners, so is this true and who gives the most penalties against Arsenal?

Referee says Harry Kane was reckless against Arsenal

Mark Clattenburg said Arsenal's penalty was right to stand and action should have been taken against Harry Kane for his dangerous barge on Gabriel.
The scoreboard displays the VAR (Video Assistant Referee) decision disallowing Arsenal's third goal by Arsenal's Greek defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 27, 2019. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Mark Clattenburg: Both VAR calls wrong during Arsenal vs Crystal Palace

Former Premier League Mark Clattenburg has said that both VAR decisions at the Emirates were wrong.
Manchester United's French striker Anthony Martial celebrates scoring their first goal to equalise 1-1 during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on December 5, 2018. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Mark Clattenburg criticises official, says Manchester United’s goal should have been disallowed

For the second game in a row, Mark Clattenburg believes Arsenal’s opponents benefited from an incorrect call that he found 'disappointing'.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Match Referee Mike Dean awards a penalty to Tottenham Hotspur as Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen of Tottenham Hotspur react during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on December 1, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Mark Clattenburg: Both Tottenham’s goals should not have been allowed

Mark Clattenburg has said that BOTH Tottenham’s goals should NOT have stood.
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.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 28: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace has his shot blocked by Stephan Lichtsteiner of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal FC at Selhurst Park on October 28, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Media ignore Wilfried Zaha’s dive to focus on Alexandre Lacazette handball

The Daily Mail's coverage of Arsenal's 2-2 draw is nothing short of hilarious as they ignore Wilfied Zaha's dive, declare Arsenal's 2nd illigitimate and lay into Mesut Ozil once again.
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World Cup selection confirms Arsene Wenger's comments

For the first time in 80 years, there will be no referee from any of the associations within Britain at the World Cup in what is a damming indictment of the state of refereeing on these islands.
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Mark Clattenburg has responded after nearly bringing football into disrepute

Mark Clattenburg has spoken out against the backlash he's received, after his comments on choosing not to give Tottenham players red cards in a league game.
Mark Clattenburg books Theo Walcott

This is why Arsenal fans are furious with ex-Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg

Arsenal fans aren't happy with claims made by Mark Clattenburg, after he admitted avoiding send off Tottenham players in a game to avoid getting blamed for ending their title challenge.
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Mark Clattenburg decides whether or not Raheem Sterling dived against Arsenal

Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg doesn't believe that Raheem Sterling dived against Arsenal, although he acknowledges that the penalty he drew was 'clever'.

BT Sport shock Arsenal fans by talking sense

It's rare that I actually agree with a whole panel of football pundits yet here we are.
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Mark Clattenburg has his say on the controversial Watford penalty against Arsenal

Mark Clattenburg has said there was enough contact on Richarlison to warrant a penalty. 
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Mark Clattenburg’s final game could be Tottenham v Arsenal

Mark Clattenburg looks set to referee his final Premier League game at the end of April, which happens to coincide with the North London Derby at White Hart Lane.
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Manchester United, Everton, Sunderland, Wilshere, Zarate, Clattenburg & more - Weekend's top snaps

A look at the top 10 pictures from the world of football this weekend.

Sutton United v Arsenal ref next in line to quit England as PGMOL face...

Michael Oliver could be the next referee to leave England in search of a better payday after Mark Clattenburg announced his decision to move to Saudi Arabia.
Gibbs (second left) in action against Hull

Hull City charged for behaviour during Arsenal clash

Hull City have been charged by the FA following their behaviour during their clash with Arsenal last weekend.
Mark Clattenburg books Theo Walcott

Referee considering quitting UK in wake of Arsenal v Hull scrutiny

Mark Clattenburg could quit the UK because of the intense scrutiny that referees apparently come under according to an exclusive in today’s Daily Mail.

Mark Clattenburg apologised to Hull and told Gibbs why he didn't see red

Kieran Gibbs admitted he was lucky not to get sent off against Hull when he picked up a yellow in the second half.
Mark Clattenburg and Alexis Sanchez

Cards aplenty in last 15 – Arsenal v Hull referee preview

Mark Clattenburg will be in charge of Arsenal’s game against Hull so what can both sides expect from the star ref?
Mark Clattenburg and Alexis Sanchez

How video refereeing would save Arsenal a point v Everton

There were two disputed decisions by referee Mark Clattenburg late in the game against Everton and with the recent experiment introducing Video Assistant Referees, we can wonder what would have happened there and what could happen in the near future.
Mark Clattenburg and Alexis Sanchez

Watch: Should this have been an Arsenal penalty against Everton?

Should this tackle on Alexis Sanchez have been a penalty?
Mark Clattenberg Arsenal v Tottenham

How did Clattenberg not give Arsenal a penalty for this against Tottenham?

Yes, yes, I know, I’m only whinging about the referee because we didn’t win.

Referee love + four more things we learned from Arsenal’s blank at Leicester

You wouldn’t think you could learn anything from a performance that was a carbon copy of a thousand we’ve watched before, but we did.

What can Arsenal and Leicester expect from Saturday's referee?

Mark Clattenburg, the referee with a Champions League tattoo who is regarded as the best referee in England, will take charge of Arsenal’s first ‘must-win’ game of a season that will only be two games old this weekend.

Arsenal fans given boost - referee for Leicester City clash announced

Arsenal fans have been given a mini-boost ahead of our clash with Leicester City next Saturday as Mark Clattenburg has been named the first official.

Appointed referee likely to shy away from big calls in Everton v Arsenal

Mark Clattenburg is set to referee Arsenal's match against Everton on Saturday. The man from Durham has been slightly more card happy in the second...

Arsenal fans relieved by referee choice for Chelsea game

Arsenal fans will be glad to know that Mark Clattenburg, and not Mike Dean, will be in charge of their game against Chelsea this...

Arsenal handed generous referee appointment to face Pulis's West Brom

Mark Clattenburg will be in the middle on Saturday as Arsenal return from international duty with a trip to the Hawthorns. The Premier League have...

For once incompetence benefits Arsenal - Crystal Palace v Arsenal ref review

For once we're complaining about the referee for all the right reasons. Find out more here.

Everything you need to know about the referee for Palace v Arsenal

Ahead of Arsenal's game against Crystal Palace in the Premier League, we take a look at the referee who will be in charge,