Tag Archives: Craig Pawson

Red Card or Not: Craig Pawson and Gaston Ramirez

Referee Craig Pawson didn’t have a cracker at Hull v. Tottenham today. I thought he was quite inconsistent, letting things go and then calling the same thing two plays later. The players were rightly frustrated with him. But I have to say, I think he got the Gaston Ramirez red card right. Basically, Ramirez was covering Big Jan Vertonghen (who is, admittedly,

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Thoughts on the Premier League Referees, Matchweek 4: Clattenburg, Pawson and Mason.

Here are some thoughts I had watching a few of today’s Premier League referees in action. These are just my general impressions; they’re not scientific, and I don’t try and nitpick every single decision. But, as always, if you saw something I didn’t, let us know in comments below. Mark Clattenburg, Arsenal v. Manchester City Clatts was in rare form

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English Lower League Playoff Referees

Dazzled by the Premier League and the title show it’s putting on this season, you can sometimes forget about its less-flamboyant cousins: Championship and Leagues 1 and 2. But they’re holding playoffs with a lot at stake, and there will be some top quality referees, as well…including Premiership superstar Mark Clattenburg. If you’ve been wondering about sometime-Premier League Assistant Referee Sian Massey

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