Tag: Martin Atkinson
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?
Former referee Chris Foy has used his Mail on Sunday column to defend Calum Chambers being punched in the face in the lead up to Manchester City's second goal.
Mikel Arteta has said that he is 'angry' about Granit Xhaka's red card because of similar challenges not being punished in that way against Arsenal.
While this season has been pretty painful, we have at least been able to relax knowing Martin Atkinson hasn't been involved, in any capacity,...
We've had to wait until November, but Martin Atkinson has finally been selected to referee an Arsenal match this season and that's not good news
You can argue all you like, but Arsenal got screwed all season by referees and here are the stats to back that up.
Matteo Guendouzi will not be charged by the FA for grabbing Neal Maupay around the throat in what seems a rather nice change of fortune for Arsenal.
Bernd Leno and the rest of us will have to wait to find out the extent of his injury after he was shoved for no reason by a Brighton player in an action that could have lasting implications for more than just the keeper.
Martin Atkinson's performance during Arsenal's match at Brighton on Saturday was one of the worst we've seen and while we can say blaming the referee for a defeat is refusing to accept how poor Arsenal are, Arsenal and the referee can both be sh*t at the same time.
Martin Atkinson angered Arsenal fans with his treatment of Yves Bissouma during the Brighton match on Saturday, refusing to book the player.
Bernd Leno took the time to have a real go at Neal Maupay as he was stretchered off following the Brighton man's 'challenge' and he had every right.
Arsenal will travel to Bournemouth on Monday night for a match refereed, again, by Martin Atkinson, while Mike Dean will run the VAR. One week...
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.
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.
Mike Dean will take charge of our trip to West Ham on Monday night as we move back into our rotation of regular refs with just three taking charge of 60% of Arsenal's games this season.
With both VAR decisions going against Arsenal this weekend, it seems as if the new tech has it in for the Gunners, but are the refs really screwing Arsenal or are we just imagining it?
Former Premier League Mark Clattenburg has said that both VAR decisions at the Emirates were wrong.
There is no other word for it but 'sh*t show' when it comes to describing Arsenal against Crystal Palace.
Martin Atkinson will take charge of his fourth Arsenal game of the season this weekend when he turns up at the Emirates on Sunday for the match against Crystal Palace.
Martin Atkinson will take charge of Arsenal's game on Sunday against Bournemouth so we can expect the Cherries to kick with impunity.
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.
Arsenal should've been prepared for a difficult day of officiating on Sunday, considering how rarely they win away from home with Martin Atkinson in charge.
Martin Atkinson will referee Arsenal's clash with Crystal Palace this weekend, the Premier League have confirmed.
Arsenal fans have spotted an apparent dive from new Chelsea signing Mateo Kovacic in the build up to their winning goal, and are understandably not happy about it.
Arsenal are having a nightmare time with referees at the moment, and it appears Martin Atkinson is the match official who will be braving Wednesday's meeting with Chelsea.
Arsenal's second clash with Chelsea in the space of a week will be refereed by Martin Atkinson.
Martin Atkinson has been chosen to referee Arsenal's trip to Liverpool on Sunday and Gooners are pretty annoyed.
Martin Atkinson takes charge of Arsenal's game against West Ham, so what can both sides expect from one of PGMOL’s finest?
The Chelsea game on Saturday was another typical example of a referee bottling a decision. You have to ask - why do they regularly fail...
Arsene Wenger didn’t mince his words when asked about Marco Alonso’s elbow on Hector Bellerin.
Martin Atkinson, as expected, played a pivotal role in Arsenal’s defeat at Stamford Bridge on Sunday as the Gunners said goodbye to their title challenge in the weakest possible fashion.
Martin Atkinson will take charge of Arsenal’s game at Chelsea on Saturday and that means one thing – a kick-fest.
Arsene Wenger had some choice words for referee, Martin Atkinson following Arsenal's 2-1 defeat away to Manchester City.
After a poor display from Martin Atkinson in Arsenal's win over Sunderland, our resident laws-of-the-game expert, got a little bit worked up...
Martin Atkinson did not have a good game on Saturday afternoon when he took charge of Arsenal’s trip to Sunderland.
Arsenal needed the power of Olivier Giroud and the injustice of a terrible refereeing display from Martin Atkinson to see off Sunderland on Saturday lunchtime.
On Sunday afternoon, Martin Atkinson made a number of big mistakes. Since the final whistle we’ve been making a big deal of the Danny Drinkwater...
Leicester City are said to be confident that Danny Drinkwater will not face further action from the FA after being told by Martin Atkinson...
I think this is the part where I tell you it's back on? So: it's back on! The run through January inspired little but doubt,...
On Sunday afternoon, Martin Atkinson made himself, once again, one of the main talking points of a game that had so much more to...
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