The team at You Are The Ref would like to congratulate Anthony Taylor and Michael Oliver on their promotion to the UEFA Elite Panel.
It is also pleasing to see Stuart Attwell and Paul Tierney on Category 2.
Keith Hackett … Continue
For Matchday 18 we are arguably only missing Mike Dean and Neil Swarbrick from a full-strength SG1 line-up, although a fit and in-form Bobby Madley also shares the natural ability to make himself undroppable by now, too.
Mike Jones misses … Continue
Space dictates we can’t go relitigating all of Matchday 16’s incidents, however “harsh, harsh, harsh, harsh” they seem in the cold light of day.
Always good to see Chris Kavanagh and Paul Tierney getting top flight games, even if they … Continue
The PGMO Ltd cannot be accused of failing to spread the festive cheer around: there’s at least a game for everybody in SG1 on Matchdays 16 and 17. The only two men given two matches next week, in fact, are … Continue
This week YATR’s Dean Mohareb called for more appointments for Messrs Tierney, Kavanagh and Attwell, and at least that call has been answered for the first two, while Neil Swarbrick misses Matchday 15 along with Attwell, Mason and Jones and … Continue
Houston Dynamo midfielder Tomas Martinez received a red card in yesterday’s Western Conference Semi-Final second leg in Seattle after the Video Assistant Referee helped identify an incident of violent conduct.
Halfway through the second half, Sounders’ midfielder Jordi Delem won … Continue
Excitement was building throughout the team, albeit wearily, of reaching the summit. It had been a long and hard eight days prior, but we all knew how rewarded and satisfied we would be in the coming hours.
My third and … Continue
You don’t have to look too far for contested decisions from Matchday 13, be it a Southampton penalty appeal denied by Kevin Friend, which had no effect on the outcome of the game, Rajiv van La Parra’s latest indiscretion or … Continue