Tag: Mike Dean

Arsenal, Manchester United and Mike Dean

Would it even be a trip to Old Trafford to face Manchester United if Mike Dean wasn't the referee for Arsenal's game?
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 12: Referee Mike Dean reacts during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Watford FC at Vitality Stadium on January 12, 2020 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Mike Dean’s Arsenal penalty face is season highlight for fans (with goals)

Mike Dean's face might well go down as one of the highlights of this awful Arsenal season, but having to wait until the end of July for it was almost worth everything else we had to go through.

Episode 238: VARsenal avoid Hammers blow & Mike Dean’s injury curse

This week, Matthew is joined by Anita to talk a traditional and non-traditional 1-0 win over West Ham, the midfield muddle and Ainsley Maitland-Niles....
Referee Martin Atkinson during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Goodison Park on November 03, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

How is this fair? 3 referees get 50% of Arsenal games, 1 involved in...

Martin Atkinson took charge of his sixth Arsenal game this season as the Premier League and FA continue to give this man more Arsenal matches than any other but even he couldn't stop Arsenal beating West Ham.
Daily Mail, 3 March 2020

Arsenal Tuesday briefing: Mari threat, Admirable Nelson, bothering Troy Deeney & more

Arsenal beat Portsmouth in the FA Cup on Monday evening so with most of the news centering around that, let's look at the stories doing the rounds today.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 12: Referee Mike Dean reacts during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Watford FC at Vitality Stadium on January 12, 2020 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

No VAR for Arsenal plus they get Mike Dean for Portsmouth game

For the seventh time this season, Mike Dean will be involved with an Arsenal match, this time taking charge of our FA Cup tie at Portsmouth on Monday night.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 27: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal reacts to a decision by referee Martin Atkinson during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on October 27, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Morton/Getty Images)

Arsenal get same horror refereeing team for Bournemouth FA Cup match

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...
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Episode 232: Blunted by the Blades

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Anita discuss the draw with Sheffield United, the lack of goals from midfield,...
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 18: Referee Mike Dean in action on 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 Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Mike Dean robbed Arsenal in October against Sheffield United too

When Arsenal played Sheffield United back in October, 76% of fans believed Mike Dean robbed us of a penalty, something he did again when the sides met this weekend.
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.

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.

Just 3 referees in charge of 60% of Arsenal Premier League games this season

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.
SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 21: Match Referee Mike Dean shows the Yellow card during the Premier League match between Sheffield United and Arsenal FC at Bramall Lane on October 21, 2019 in Sheffield, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

76% of fans believe Mike Dean robbed Arsenal against Sheffield United

Mike Dean didn't even bother to check with VAR to see if Sokratis had been fouled to earn Arsenal a penalty so it's no surprise he got such a bad match-rating.

Controversial referee appointed for Arsenal's trip to Sheffield United

Mike Dean is set to referee Arsenal's trip to Sheffield United on Monday and, say it quietly, that hasn't been a terrible omen for the last few years.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 17: Nicolas Pepe of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Burnley FC at Emirates Stadium on August 17, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Is Dani Ceballos Cazorla’s lovechild + 7 other talking points after Arsenal beat Burnley

Arsenal collected another three points to keep up their 100% start, winning their opening two games for the first time in 10 years with a 2-1 win over Burnley on Saturday afternoon.

Why the FA MUST ban Mauricio Pochettino for more than 3 games

Mauricio Pochettino is facing a touchline ban after being charged by the FA following his confrontation with Mike Dean at the weekend and the FA have to hand him a significant ban given how they've treated Arsene Wenger in the past.
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)

Terrible referee appointed for Arsenal v Blackpool

Mike Dean will take charge of Arsenal’s FA Cup third round fixture at Blackpool.
Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho (C) talks with the officials 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)

Jose Mourinho is just Tony Pulis with money & other lessons from Old Trafford

If Arsenal fans craved something different more than anything else then they certainly got that at Old Trafford on Wednesday night.
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.

Does Mike Dean get too many Arsenal v Tottenham games?

When the news was announced that Mike Dean would referee Arsenal’s game against Spurs this weekend, the first thought that popped into my head was ‘why always Dean?’
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.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Love Arsenal? Podcast talking Bournemouth, Tottenham & Mike Dean, Vorskla, youth, ladies, Santi Cazorla...

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew reviews the narrow win on the south coast, looks forward to the NLD (but...

Arsenal fans spot one man who wasn't so happy about Gunners' win

Spirits are certainly high around the Arsenal team camp at the moment, but fans spotted that fourth official Mike Dean didn't exactly share in their joy during the 5-1 win at the weekend.
Mohamed Elneny. Picture: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images

How often are Arsenal's appeals actually successful?

On Tuesday, Arsenal announced that they'd won their appeal against Mohamed Elneny's red card, but how common is it for the club to see their suspensions overturned?

2 problems clearly highlighted in Arsenal’s damming record against bottom 11

Crystal Palace are the only team in the bottom 11 that Arsenal have beaten away from home in the Premier League this season.
Pep Guardiola

Arsenal fans furious as FA show clear Manchester City bias

For the second time this season, Manchester City players have received no punishment for their part in post-match and off-field fracas after the FA reviewed their cup tie against Wigan Athletic.
Arsene Wenger, with a finger to his chin, ponders what fourth official Anthony Taylor is saying during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester United at Emirates Stadium on December 2, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

'Referees have their own sanctions' - Arsene Wenger on Mike Dean

Arsene Wenger says he just wants referees to make the right decisions, after serving a three-match touchline ban for an altercation with Mike Dean.

‘You’re not honest. You’re a disgrace’ – Arsene Wenger’s comments that landed him touchline...

According to referee Mike Dean's report, Arsene Wenger labelled him a 'disgrace', and said he was 'not honest'.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 14: Callum Wilson of AFC Bournemouth celebrates after scoring the first AFC Bournemouth goal during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal at Vitality Stadium on January 14, 2018 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

How to beat Arsenal: A definitive guide for opposition managers

If you've been watching Arsenal for more than a few weeks, you probably already know how to beat them. But for everyone else, here is our definitive guide.

Worse than you think: Mike Dean penalty stats ‘ridiculously stacked against’ Arsenal

Mike Dean awards more penalties to every big-six club other than Arsenal, with the exception of Liverpool, who he hardly ever referees.

Premier League shame as referee admits grave error

Mike Dean has allegedly admitted that he made a mistake during Arsenal's 1-1 draw away to West Bromwich Albion last weekend, but what good is it now?

8 controversial refereeing decisions involving Arsenal

Arsenal were on the receiving end of yet more questionable refereeing during their 4-2 loss to Nottingham Forest - a common theme this season it seems.

Mike Dean’s suspension for abusing his profile for financial gain raises even more questions

The PGMOL suspended Mike Dean for his involvement with a betting website in 2005 so why are the FA banning Arsene Wenger for questioning his integrity?
Arsene Wenger sent off

Definitive answer: Dean, Moss or Taylor: Who is the worst referee for Arsenal?

There are a number of referees who strike fear in Arsenal fans hearts these days for more reasons than just their general incompetence.

While Wenger answers his charges will the FA or PGMOL ever answer theirs?

Arsene Wenger's comments to and about Mike Dean are being treated more seriously than his comments about Anthony Taylor, according to the Telegraph.

Arsenal hope Wenger ban starts this weekend

Arsenal are reportedly hoping that the FA come to a fast decision over Arsene Wenger's punishment so he doesn't miss too many Premier League games.

'We got a farcical decision again' - Arsene Wenger continues offensive on referees

Arsene Wenger says the penalty decision was 'farcical', and he's fed up of the media letting referees off the hook no matter what happens.

'I stick to everything I said' - Arsene Wenger says he will fight the...

Arsene Wenger has said he intends to contest his FA charge, and doesn't regret his comments made at referee Mike Dean.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Episode 128: Mike Dean’s New Year welcome

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Sylvain discuss a good result at Palace and a poor one at West Brom.

FA charge reveals Arsene Wenger abused Mike Dean in the changing room

Arsene Wenger has been charged by the English Football Association for comments made about referee Mike Dean, in the aftermath of Sunday’s 1-1 draw with West Bromwich Albion.