Tag: Michael Oliver

Referee Michael Oliver gestures during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Emirates Stadium in London on November 2, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / AFP)

1 official appointed Arsenal ref or VAR far more than others this season

With all the talk of Stuart Attwell and Jarred Gillet's performances in the Arsenal vs Manchester City game on New Year's Day, I thought I'd take a look to see what officials have been given then most influential roles in Arsenal's games this season.

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.

Referee announced for Arsenal vs Tottenham

Michael Oliver will referee Arsenal's upcoming North London derby match against Tottenham Hotspur this weekend.
Referee Michael Oliver gestures during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Emirates Stadium in London on November 2, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / AFP)

Arsenal get a rare referee for game vs West Ham, thankfully!

Michael Oliver will take charge of Arsenal's game against West Ham on Saturday, a referee we thankfully rarely see can we rarely win.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 22: Mateo Kovacic of Chelsea argues with referee Michael Oliver during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Liverpool FC at Stamford Bridge on September 22, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s worst ref in charge against Wolves

Arsenal finally get a new referee this season in Michael Oliver but it's not really good news at all.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Referee Michael Oliver gestures during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on September 17, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Referee announced for Arsenal’s season opener against Manchester City

Michael Oliver will take charge of Unai Emery’s first competitive match as Arsenal head coach on Sunday against Manchester City.

This is what Arsene Wenger had to say about the state of refereeing in...

Arsene Wenger has continued his criticism of England's referees. 

Supporters took to social media to single out one person responsible for Manchester City...

Michael Oliver didn't have the best of games on Sunday, making two controversial decisions that helped Manchester City put Arsenal to the sword.

Petr Cech singles out one person for game-changing mistake in Arsenal's defeat

Petr Cech believes that if it hadn't been for the linesman and Michael Oliver's mistake on Sunday afternoon, Arsenal might have managed to get something from their game against Manchester City.

Alex Iwobi names the one person who cost Arsenal the game

Alex Iwobi believes that Arsenal's result against Manchester City on Sunday could have been different if David Silva had been spotted offside for Gabriel Jesus' goal.

Are Arsenal fans actually wrong to worry about Michael Oliver refereeing Manchester City match

Michael Oliver has been announced as the referee for the match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the weekend, which has some fans concerned.

Bad news for Arsenal as referee announced for trip to Manchester City

Michael Olivier will be in charge for Arsenal's visit to Manchester City on Sunday.

This is the referee appointed for Arsenal's match against Chelsea

Michael Oliver has been appointed as the referee for Arsenal's Premier League game against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

What can Crystal Palace and Arsenal expect from Monday’s referee?

Michael Oliver will take charge of Arsenal’s trip to Crystal Palace on Monday night, so what can both sides expect from the official?

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.
Olivier Giroud scores Arsenal's dramatic equaliser against Bournemouth

Are Arsenal fans really criticising Giroud like The Sun claims?

The Sun are running an article which has a headline that screams “HERO TO ZERO Bournemouth 3 Arsenal 3: Fans blast Olivier Giroud’s scorpion celebration for wasting time,” so I wondered what was really going on?

Referee preview - Do Arsenal have cause for concern against Bournemouth?

Michael Oliver has been chosen to referee Arsenal's Premier League match away to Bournemouth, which isn't exactly fantastic news.

Referee preview: Arsenal v Liverpool – the truth about Michael Oliver

When it was announced that Michael Oliver would be in charge of Arsenal’s opener against Liverpool, many Arsenal fans were happy, but should they really be?

Liverpool boosted by referee appointment for Arsenal game

Arsenal fans thought they had received a bit of a boost when it was announced that Michael Oliver will referee their season opener against Liverpool this weekend.

Wenger wants referee accountability after Oliver at Tottenham

It might have been Francis Coquelin’s stupidity that saw him dismissed at Tottenham, but Michael Oliver should have levelled the numbers. He didn’t. When Eric Dier,...

Wenger wants help from referees as he prepares for Tottenham game

Arsenal were relatively poor on Wednesday when they absolutely had to win, but the officials hardly helped. The first Swansea goal came after an obvious foul...

Controversial referee appointed for Tottenham v Arsenal

The north London derby is on the horizon, and Michael Oliver has been appointed the referee. Despite some fond memories with him in the middle,...

Premier League referee runs line for Arsenal Ladies

Meadow Park, the home of the Arsenal Ladies, saw an unusual sight on Thursday evening with a Premier League referee running the line during...

Liverpool man looking to ‘put on show’ against Arsenal

Liverpool's Adam Lallana is hoping that they can 'put on a show' when they rock up at the Emirates on Monday night. Good luck with...

Michael Oliver to referee Arsenal v Liverpool

Michael Oliver will referee out match against Liverpool.

Why Oliver was right not to award Chelsea penalty

Imagine the scene: Two players are running towards each other, fully focussed on the ball between them. At the last minute, as they prepare to make...

Chelsea and Arsenal should both thank referee

Well that was a confusing performance from Arsenal's favourite referee. Refusing, early on, to book Branislav Ivanovich for his first or even second yellow-card challenge,...

Arsenal right to be excited by referee in charge of Chelsea game

When Arsenal played Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in October, Martin Atkinson allowed them to kick the crap out of Arsenal. Gary Cahill's early challenge on...

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...

Referee shows what happens when they stand up to Manchester United

So how did Michael Oliver do at Old Trafford? Given Arsenal won, I think you can work that out for yourself...but if you can't, we've got you covered.

Why Arsenal are lucky with the referee appointment for Manchester United tie

Michael Oliver will take charge of Manchester United v Arsenal, so what can we expect?

The man in the middle – Brighton 2 Arsenal 3 referee review

We take a look at how Michael Oliver and his assistants got on during Arsenal's FA Cup win at the AMEX against Brighton.

The man in the middle – Brighton v Arsenal

I guess the biggest compliment I can pay Michael Oliver is that when I hear his name I don’t immediately want to smash things. That’s...