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Andre Marriner

Andre Marriner (born 1 January 1971) is an English professional football referee who officiates in the Premier League.

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I hear Nigel Farage is going to offer Andre Marriner a position at UKIP
Andre Marriner has reportedly congratulated Ramires for scoring the opener
Euler's Football Stats Center: Flamini has picked up more cards than any other Arsenal player in the Premier League - six yellows, one red. Per Mertesacker made 20 clearances vs Spurs - five more than any other Arsenal player has made in one game this season. No team has won away from home against Chelsea more often in the Premier League than Arsenal - seven times. Arsenal (W7 D1 L0) and Chelsea (W5 D3 L0) are both unbeaten in Premier League London derbies this season. Points taken v Top seven teams - Chelsea 21, Man City 18, Liverpool 16, Arsenal 12, Everton 9, Spurs 9, Man Utd 6. 248 - Arsenal's total of 248 successful passes is the fewest they have managed in a PL game since 232 vs Spurs in Feb 2009. 1 - Arsenal had just one shot in the second half vs Tottenham. 31 - Lukas Podolski has started 31 Premier League games for Arsenal and has completed 90 minutes in only three of them. Andre Marriner will officiate Chelsea v Arsenal. Marriner was the referee when Arsenal won 5-3 at Stamford Bridge.
Andre Marriner is officiating our game vs Chelsea. Here are some facts about his record with Arsenal: We've scored 51 goals while conceding 53. We've received 2 red cards while our opponents 3. We have 100% winning record with Marriner this season. We've won 6 of their last 7 Premier League games with Marriner in charge We've conceded 2 and have been awarded 2 penalties in 19 games with Marriner in charge. However, Marriner awarded Chelsea a lucky penalty in stoppage time against West Brom, which allowed them to draw 2-2 at Stamford Bridge.
“Andre Marriner has been appointed referee for Chelsea v Arsenal on Saturday 22 March I wanted …
Cardiff manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer thinks Craig Bellamy's reputation earned him a three-match ban for violent conduct and not the incident itself. The veteran forward missed Tuesday's goalless draw with Aston Villa after club and player "reluctantly" opted not to contest the FA charge for striking Swansea midfielder Jonathan de Guzman with his arm during Saturday's south Wales derby. Bellamy will also miss the FA Cup clash with holders Wigan and the crucial Premier League meeting with Hull. The incident was missed by referee Andre Marriner and his team of officials at the time, but it was reviewed by a three-man panel of former elite referees who unanimously agreed it constituted violent conduct. Meanwhile, Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure escaped punishment after kicking Norwich striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel at Carrow Road. Solskjaer believes former Wales' forward Bellamy's reputation has seen him unfairly punished. "Everyone can see there is a big difference in the decisions (on Bellamy and Toure ...
Chelsea Gossip: . Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho labelled West Brom a "Mickey Mouse club" after a controversial penalty awarded by Andre Marriner saved the Blues from defeat in a 2-2 draw earlier this season. Baggies boss Pepe Mel believes his players will use the jibe as motivation when the two teams play on Tuesday. . Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku, 20, who is on loan at Everton, says he wants to be playing in the Champions League next season but whether that is with the Stamford Bridge club depends on manager Jose Mourinho.
NOT ENUFF 2 REPAIR D DAMAGE CAUSED BY D REFS CONTROVERCIAL DECISION... Premier League - Tottenham's Rose has red card rescinded The red card handed to Tottenham defender Danny Rose for a foul on Edin Dzeko has been overturned, the Football Association has announced. PA Sport – 6 hours ago Eurosport - Danny Rose takes out Edin Dzeko in Tottenham's defeat by Manchester City Rose was given a straight red for a tackle on Dzeko inside the home penalty box during Tottenham's 5-1 defeat to Manchester City at White Hart Lane on Wednesday. Replays showed Rose clearly made contact with the ball, but a penalty was awarded by referee Andre Marriner after his assistant Scott Ledger flagged for a foul. After studying replays of the incident, which happened when City were 1-0 up, the FA has decided to rescind the red card. That means Rose will be available to play in Spurs' away game at Hull on Saturday. An FA statement read: "Danny Rose's one-match suspension has been withdrawn with immediate effect after the Tottenh ...
FAMOUS QUOTES: "An invitation to dinner at Sheikh Mansour's house? Oh! How exciting! I wonder what he wants." - Andre Marriner, yesterday.
Referee Andre Marriner is appointed for our game against City. This season in all comp. 28 Games-78yellows 5red cards
Andre marriner is a bellend and owes me 120 quid.
It always baffles me how Andre Marriner is a professional referee and phil Senderos is a professional footballer!
Chris Porter: Celebrates opening the scoring for Sheffield United Ten-man Sheffield United earned a replay with Premier League side Fulham after a 1-1 FA Cup fourth-round draw at Bramall Lane. Sunday's game survived a pre-match pitch inspection after heavy bouts of rainfall had left the field in a precarious condition, with Andre Marriner giving it the go-ahead an hour before kick-off. Fulham enjoyed the better of the early possession, but it was the hosts who took a surprise lead on the half-hour mark. A surging run from deep by Harry Maguire cut open the Cottagers' defence and he delivered a low ball across goal where Chris Porter was waiting to stab it past David Stockdale. Almost immediately, there was a penalty appeal at the opposite end as George Long looked to have clipped Hugo Rodallega, but Marriner waved away the protests. The hosts had Michael Doyle shown a straight red for an altercation with Chris David and Fulham were able to capitalise on their one-man advantage as Rodallega levelled with a ...
Andre Marriner's poor refereeing in the game just epitomizes the standard of officiating this season in England
So will andre marriner get punished by the FA for having a *** game?
Great game at the Lane today, somehow managed to get into the 5th round draw despite the best efforts of Andre Marriner and Doyle! UTB!
Andre Marriner is having an absolute shocker at Bramall Lane!
Sheff Utd 1 Fulham 1: Three talking points: Marriner passes up penalties. Referee Andre Marriner might want to ...
Andre Marriner had an absolute shocker today, he was worse than Doyle and that's saying something!
I feel slightly robbed after that, Andre Marriner was a joke. Clear penalty turned down and failure to give any free kicks in second half
In recognition of his decisions today, Andre Marriner is to get a new road named after him
Andre Marriner was poor today he waved away a blatant penalty on Ryan Flynn and his all round performance was shocking!!
well played, you cost the blades today you *** Watch tv later to see how bad you were. Then quit you wanker.
Andre marriner what a joke,full view defo penalty
My little boy has just asked me why I called Andre Marriner a "massive bell end" I did it because it is true.
It would seem to get a penalty from Andre Marriner a player must actually die during a challenge.
Andre Marriner you really have made an embarrasment of yourself
awful refereeing by Andre Marriner today,blatant penalty waved away
looked like it to us. I said to before the match that I didnt like Andre Marriner!
So to reiterate, Andre Marriner is an absolutely horrendous ref
Marriner's first name is Andy. Changed it to Andre to be more exotic (allegedly) says my mystery source.
Andre marriner made some shocking decisions today
Heard a rumour Marriner changed his first name to Andre. Says a lot about the flashy git.
Once again at the lane a comets tosser of a referee in Andre marriner
Andre Marriner is easily the worst ref in England
Andre Marriner is a very substandard referee.
Andre Marriner is the worst referee i have ever seen
They say andre marriner is one of our top refs we might as well all pack up # useless
The pitch has passed the 12noon pitch inspection. Referee Andre Marriner says tie with Fulham will start.
I missed that, but I'm sure I'll see the replay after the game. Andre Marriner always has a mare!
Andre Marriner you are either blind or bent mate if your eyesight ain't a problem how do you sleep at night? Some shocking decisions at BDTBL
1 pen each at least missed by ref today, Andre Marriner is not very good
Andre Marriner's refereeing performance for Sheffield Utd vs Fulham has me convinced this game is fixed.
Andre marriner must have turned off penalties in the settings
Andre Marriner is bottling the penalty shouts in this game!
Andre Marriner must have a bet on no pens
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Lucky its Nigel and not Brian Clough "Andre Marriner, you are a disgrace, for missing that penalty call you need shooting"
that's up there as the worst decision of the day with any of Andre marriner's
Andre Marriner might as well just go home. Has he actually given anything in this second half?
Andre Marriner's presence in the Premier League bemuses me more than any other thing in the world.
Andre Marriner isn't great at refereeing is he?
Andre Marriner has been poor since last season.
Is there a poorer referee than Andre Marriner? 3 missed pens in the SheffU/Fulham game. Add to that the Ramires dive and the Cleverley hip
Andre Marriner definitely needs to go to spec savers
Andre Marriner you are a dreadful referee.
Andre Marriner has his name in lights again. His continued presence at the top level bemuses me more than any other thing on this planet.
Andre Marriner is an absolute bellend
Isn't Andre Marriner the ref who sent Brown off for clearly getting the ball? He's a woeful referee!
Andre Marriner is the worst referee in the country.
Andre Marriner is a disgrace. Will he ever get a big call correct?
Andre Marriner in not giving anything shocker
Andre Marriner having a shocker. Who would have thought it.
And people think A League refs are bad. Andre Marriner in this FA cup game. OMG!
Andre Marriner having a mare today like.
Andre Marriner has obviously spotted something as Michael Doyle is shown a straight red card for clashing with David. Replays are unclear as to exactly what he has seen. David remains down receiving treatment. 52
great spot from Andre Marriner and he was right to show the red card!
HT: Tankovic heads Karagounis' corner behind and Andre Marriner signals for half-time. The hosts lead 1-0 thanks to Chris Porter's goal and they look fairly good value for their lead. Fulham have enjoyed decent spells of possession but have ultimately failed to make it pay. 1-0. 45+3
PENALTY APPEAL - Sheffield United 1-0 Fulham That's a huge call by the referee. Within moments of Fulham falling behind, Hugo Rodallega finds himself clean through but appears to be clipped by George Long as he looks to round the Blades keeper. Andre Marriner takes a long look but waves play on.
Sheffield United get us underway at Bramall Lane. Andre Marriner is today's referee.
Sheffield United's FA Cup tie with at Bramall Lane will go ahead after a pitch inspection by referee Andre Marriner via
Lots of rain in Sheffield, referee Andre Marriner has been out to inspect the pitch, and will do so again at 12pm to decide whether today's game at Bramall Lane will go ahead.
Things: Man United vs sunsederland MANCHESTER -- Three thoughts from Man United's stunning penalty shootout defeat that put Sunderland in the Capital One Cup final ... Theatre of nightmares Just when Manchester United think things are getting better, they get worse. It has been the story of a season. Another dreadful night for them -- a 2-1 win on the night, a 2-1 defeat on penalties after a 3-3 aggregate score -- could prove to be the microcosm of a miserable campaign. Now there will be no silverware in David Moyes' debut year at Old Trafford and no all- Manchester final. Instead it is Sunderland, spirited Sunderland, who may have a major honour. After starting the season with one point from seven games, it would be quite an achievement, while after inheriting the defending champions, Moyes' plight gets worse by the game. He seems ever more beleaguered. - Report: Man Utd 2-1 S'land (1-2 on pens; 3-3 agg) - Payne: Calamitous defeat leaves Utd in peril United were two minutes away from Wembley when Phil Ba ...
REFEREES FOR NEXT WEEK GAMES ANNOUNCED! We’ve just enjoyed another enthralling weekend of Premier League action and once again the spot light was on the decisions of the referees. Luis Suarez hit the headlines again on Saturday evening after ref Jonathan Moss awarded a controversial penalty to Liverpool at Anfield when goalkeeper Brad Guzan was adjudged to have fouled the striker in the box. Aston Villa were incensed the decision had gone against them as the Reds came from 2-0 down to salvage a draw thanks to the dubious penalty. There was also drama at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea won a fiery contest against Manchester United 3-1 that saw Nemanja Vidic sent off for a late tackle on Eden Hazard, while Rafael was extremely fortunate to stay on the field after Phil Dowd only gave him a yellow for a two-footed lunge on Gary Cahill. These are just a few decisions that have been discussed up and down the country this weekend, and with refereeing decisions looked at more closely than ever before, it’s no wond ...
Andre Marriner has been appointed referee for Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester City on Wednesday 29 January.
Andre Marriner has been named referee for Spurs vs. City on January 29. He was most recently in charge of the 1-0 win over Palace. SD
If losing at home to Newcastle wasn`t a bitter enough pill to swallow, West Ham United could now find themselves the subject of a FA probe.When Yohan Cabaye scored the second of his two goals, late-on, two bottles were thrown from the stands.One was removed from the field of play by the referee, Andre Marriner, whilst a steward attended to the other.
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David Moyes says he has received an apology from Jose Mourinho after claims the Chelsea manager had inside information Manchester United “are not happy”. Moyes revealed he was contacted by the Chelsea manager and their press office to clarify the remarks and is satisfied Mourinho was misinterpreted when he said he was privy to the mood at Old Trafford. Asked about the report, Moyes said: “I have seen it and I have had an apology from the Chelsea media department and from Jose. I think it was poor journalism actually.” Moyes must try to inflict Mourinho’s first Premier League defeat at Stamford Bridge without Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie, the latter being expected back in full training on Monday. Moyes, meanwhile, has been fined £8,000 and warned about his future conduct by the Football Association after admitting a misconduct charge arising from comments about referee Andre Marriner and his assistants following the recent 2-1 Capital One Cup defeat at Sunderland. admin - nEshun
Moyes can expect a fine of £8,000 after accepting an FA misconduct charge for criticising ref Andre Marriner last week [Mirror]
Italy - 6:16 AM Benched or not, I want to help Juve - Marchisio The midfielder is impressed with how the whole team have dug in to win back-to-back Serie A titles and says hard work will secure a third Scudetto Editorials - 6:11 AM 'Strong, tireless & technically brilliant' - Meet Chelsea new-boy Nemanja Matic Three years after being used as a bargaining chip, the Serbia international has proven his worth in Portugal and is ready to become a cornerstone at Stamford Bridge Copa Del Rey - 5:51 AM Ancelotti: Ronaldo killed off Osasuna The coach was not surprised the hosts' spirit was dented after the Portuguese's early goal and defended Fabio Coentrao following his sending off in the cup tie Transfer Zone - 5:33 AM Cruzeiro reject bid from unnamed English club for Brazilian starlet Everton Ribeiro The agent of the 24-year-old says a Premier League side has made an offer for the playmaker's services, though his club are reluctant to sell and are holding out for a higher bid Transfer Zone - 5:02 AM New Na ...
A Webb Of Conspiracy and Match-Fixing There's clearly a web of officials - referees and linesman teams - cooperating with and directly paid by clubs across Europe including England to fix the outcome of specific football matches and entire tournaments to ensure the outcome of hundreds of millions of pounds and Euros in sponsorship and prize money in the big tournaments. It is a fact that many of the supposed 'best' officials in England – those lauded by the governing bodies like the Professional Game Match Officials (PGMO) whose bidding they clearly carry out to the letter whether rightly or wrongly - are actually the worst in practice when it comes to awarding decisions based on fair-play and I would cite FIFA darling Howard Webb as prime example. He has been so absolutely horrendous and bias this season that jokes abound that he has actually transferred from Manchester United whose Sir Alex Ferguson-managed team he supported with dubious decisions for a decade to The Special Favours One at Chelsea, wh ...
Chelsea are not a team of divers, according to manager Jose Mourinho, whose side had a player booked for the offence for the second week running on Sunday. Midfielder Ramires was cautioned by referee Andre Marriner for simulation in the FA Cup third round 2-0 victory over Derby County. Fellow Brazilian Oscar received the same punishment from referee Martin Atkinson in the Premier League match against Southampton on New Year's Day. Both decisions came after Mourinho accused Liverpool's Luis Suarez of diving in the Londoners' 2-1 win at Stamford Bridge on Dec. 26. "I maintain (there are no divers at Chelsea)," he told reporters. "Isolated episodes. The referees attacking it. The manager supporting the referees. I think we are doing well. Let's see if the others do the same as us. "I was happy with the card because the referee, in this case (Martin) Atkinson, did well. "This time I didn't speak yet with Ramires, but if the referee was there and he decide well, perfect. Let's do every game, every stadium, eve ...
D GLORY OF ENGLISH FOOTBALL Manchester City and Chelsea are now competing for primacy in the favouritism stakes. Its almost as if since Fergie the original refereeing bully has left The Premier League playground, there is a competition to see who now has the most clout with the referees and officials. There have been some truly tremendously bad decisions given to Chelsea and Man City above all other clubs this season including: 1. The last minute penalty decision which robbed Steve Clarke's WBA of a famous win at Stamford Bridge nd ultimately his job given by Andre Marriner to preserve The Special Favours One's unbeaten home record. 2. Liverpool's wrongly disallowed goal opening goal at The Etihad 3. A host of decisions given to Chelsea in their game vs Liverpool at Stamford Bridge The title of worst - possibly ever in Premier League history - is definitely held by Tiote's 25 yard Thunderball into the top corner of Joe Hart's net that was ruled out for a non- existent infringement yet there are terrible d ...
"David Moyes will not contest his FA charge for criticising Andre Marriner after last week's Sunderland game. Will be fined."
Spoke to Andre Marriner today and he asked me if you Anthony Garvey still have trouble getting into work on time ? He sends his very best wishes to you - said you were a great lad with awful timekeeping ! He is not afraid of you Baggie fans re the Chelsea match either ! With Andy Hill and Mark Dickens !!!
David Moyes charged by FA for misconduct over his remarks about Andre Marriner, after Sunderland defeat on Tuesday
Great night last night at the Stockport Referees meeting. Andre Marriner was an excellent Speaker and gave some very honest replies to some probing questions
if it is taking David Moyes 6 months to know dat big decisions hav been goin against man u dis season, it shows he is not on top of his job.A coach needs to speak out wat he sees or feels,and get ready to pay FA fine.Coaches like Di Matteo and Steve Clarke were both sacked by WBA on poor results largely caused by d refs-d latest one being d dubious pk andre marriner awarded to che against WBA.Refs do those tins and go scot free,while d coach is either fined by FA or got sacked by the club.I just wonder wat is d moral justification for allowing andre marriner,Howard Webb,Kevin Friend etc to tek d charge of big matches,especially on d evidence of wat Lee Mason and webb did in d matchse against Man City and chelsea respectively
Why do Sunderland beat the good teams but not the rubbish ones? Despite Manchester United’s recent woes, Sunderland entered last night’s contest as rank outsiders to David Moyes side, yet the reigning Premier League Champions continued the recent trend of looking like nothing more than an average, middle table outfit. The beleaguered David Moyes did his best in the aftermath of defeat to protect his players with attempted smokescreen straight from the Alex Ferguson manual by laying blame with the officials. Nice try David but unfortunately that excuse was about as effective as Tom Cleverley. The simple fact of the matter is that Manchester United were unable to really test Sunderland’s resolve last night and were restricted to long- range efforts which were either gobbled up by an ever grateful Vito Mannone or sailed wide of the Italian’s goal. Indeed Manchester United’s best chance of the evening, other than Nemanja Vidic’s towering header of course, came via a deflected Ryan Giggs drive from ...
David Moyes launched a scathing attack on referee Andre Marriner after seeing his side suffer a 2-1 defeat to Sunderland in the first leg of their Capital One Cup semi-final.
Jozy Altidore pulled out a WWE move on Rafael .Altidore had only been on the pitch for five minutes .And whilst all the post match headlines after manchester u third successive 2~1 defeat in 2014 centred on David Moyes it isnt often ya see a WWE move in a football match.Altidore is ofcourse American which makes it all the move amusing Rafael cannot have known what day it is.Ref Andre Marriner may have a warded a questionable penalty for black cats winner but this was probably the easiest yellow
Following his comments about ref Andre Marriner, the FA have decided to punish Man Utd by not giving David Moyes a touchline ban!
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David Moyes was disappointed with the performance of referee Andre Marriner in the Capital One Cup defeat to Sunderland.
John Obi Mikel was an unlikely goalscorer to set Chelsea on their way to a 2-0 FA Cup third-round win at Derby which featured another diving incident. The Rams had won 10 and lost just two of their prior 15 games under former England boss Steve McClaren and proved difficult for Jose Mourinho's men to break down at the iPro Stadium. But Mikel headed in his fourth Chelsea goal on his 300th appearance after 66 minutes and Oscar added a second soon afterwards. Chelsea's 16th successive third-round triumph - their last loss at this stage was in 1998 against Manchester United - set up a fourth-round tie at home to Stoke, but was tinged with controversy as Ramires was booked for diving by Andre Marriner. Referee Marriner controversially awarded Chelsea a penalty in the home draw with West Brom in November, after Ramires went to ground under minimal contact from Steven Reid. That decision saved Mourinho's unbeaten league home record at Chelsea, but there was no direct impact on the result on this occasion. Howeve ...
Is Jon Moss bad for big games, Andre Marriner, Johnson? Are they bad refs? Why is the FA panel of refs so big?
Obi Mikel, had it been Andre Marriner, that studs-showing lunge on Arteta's shin, would have pushed you to an early shower amidst cursing... Little wonder why Mike Dean needs some serious vetting... And Walcott, from where I was seated's point of view, stop diving! (this update is valid for 15 minutes only.)
More referees: Lee Mason for City vs. Liverpool on Boxing Day and Andre Marriner for City vs. Crystal Palace on the 28th."
Andre Marriner has been appointed referee for Manchester City v Crystal Palace on Saturday 28 December
Arsenal (Possible, 4-2-31): Szczesny; Jenkinson, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Gibbs; Arteta, Flamini; Walcott, Özil, Ramsey; Giroud. Out: Sanogo (back), Sagna, Podolski (both hamstring), Oxlade-Chamberlain, Diaby (both knee). Hull (Possible, 4-1-3-2): McGregor; Elmohamady, Chester, Bruce, Figueroa; Huddlestone; Koren, Livermore, Boyd; Meyler, Sagbo. Out: Aluko (Achilles), McShane, Quinn (both hamstring), Davies (suspended). Referee: Andre Marriner. Matches: 10, R4 Y41. Now the match Nicklas Bendtner: Celebrates opening the scoring for Arsenal 2/3 PreviousNext Nicklas Bendtner proved Arsenal's unlikely hero as the Dane notched an early strike to set the Premier League leaders on their way to victory over Hull City. Bendtner, starting in the league for the first time this season in place of Olivier Giroud, headed in Carl Jenkinson's right-wing cross after just two minutes to put the Gunners in front. Arsene Wenger praised Nicklas Bendtner after the Dane scored within two minutes in the 2-0 win over Hull. It loo ...
Mythbuster: Referees should be held accountable for their mistakes Managers have begun demanding personal apologies for wrong decisions but they are an unavoidable part of a sport which puts an unfair scrutiny on its most thankless job "I'm curious to know if Steve Bruce got a phone call ... if Chris Hughton got a phone call ... if [Michael] Laudrup got a phone call. Nobody called me to apologise about the fact that it was not a free kick against West Brom just before their second goal, or the penalty at Everton that would have been 1-1 for us. I don't know if Paul Lambert got a phone call. I don't know." When referees' chief Mike Riley phoned Steve Clarke to apologise for a stoppage-time penalty that bailed out Chelsea, Jose Mourinho was perturbed. Was a precedent being set? Are officials now going to personally apologise for every wrong decision? We should all hope not. The incident, an alleged dive from Ramires that Andre Marriner interpreted as a foul by Steven Reid, has prompted a new round of indign ...
Belfast TelegraphChelsea manager Jose Mourinho wants to know the full impact of referees' chief Mike Riley apologising to West Brom - and "publicly exposing" Andre Marriner - following the controversial award of a penalty in the last round of Barclays…
Premier League referees’ chief Mike Riley, has sent an apology to West Brom’s manager, Steve Clarke, for the controversial penalty that was awarded to Chelsea in their 2-2 draw earlier this month. Andre Marriner pointed to the spot with 20… [ 50 more words. ]
Mike Riley has apologised to West Brom for Andre Marriner's blunder against Chelsea
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho labelled West Brom defender Jonas Olsson a "Mickey Mouse player" during a post-match fracas in the Stamford Bridge tunnel on Saturday. Tensions were high after Chelsea player Ramires flopped to the ground like Dumbo without a feather to earn the home side an injury time penalty which Eden Hazard converted for a draw. Mourinho - doing his best Pinocchio impression - defended referee Andre Marriner's decision to award the spot kick. The pair clashed after the match which was when Mourinho offered the critique and they sqaured up like Baloo and Shere Khan but were pulled apart by staff and teammates before punches were thrown. They later shook hands when Olsson boarded the West Brom team bus to leave Stamford Bridge. Olsson has represented Sweden 24 times as a player. Jose Mourinho played for Rio Ave, Belenenses, Sesimbra and Comercio e Industria in a career that never included top-flight action. He has not represented his country at any level.
Winter is coming. This past weekend saw a sharp turn in weather conditions with November now upon us and as temperatures started to descend into single figures across the UK the heat in the Premiership was turned up more than a notch. Saturday proved to be a tasty starter to Sundays Main course with plenty of goals and talking points. The game between Chelsea and the Albion turned out to be quite the classic with some comical goal keeping by Cech, Saturday’s “gateman”, putting the away side in the driving seat as we moved into stoppage time at Stamford Bridge. Mourinho’s 65 game unbeaten home run was on the verge of evaporating before his very own eyes before Andre Marriner preserved the aforementioned record with a quite astonishing penalty decision. Yet what was even more surprising was the Chelsea manager’s statement that it was without doubt a penalty. Either he was seeking to mug off all those listening on or he is seeking to keep Mr. Marriner in his pocket. For the second season running .. ...
So i know what im going as at chelsea at home, Andre Marriner paper face with micky mouse ears 😂😂😂😂
'I thought he was going to book Ramires!' Baggies defender Reid reveals disbelief at last minute penalty awarded to Chelsea Steven Reid thought referee Andre Marriner was going to book Chelsea midfielder Ramires for diving instead of pointing to the penalty spot in stoppage time as West Brom were denied a memorable victory at Stamford Bridge. The additional four minutes which had been indicated were already up when Ramires tumbled in the penalty area under what looked a fair shoulder challenge by Reid. Referee Mariner thought otherwise and handed Chelsea a lifeline, which Eden Hazard - back in the side after being dropped for the midweek Champions League game against Schalke - gratefully accepted as he rolled the ball into the bottom corner. Reid, making his first Barclays Premier League start of the season because of injury to Billy Jones, felt West Brom had deserved better. 'When the whistle has gone, I thought he (referee) was going to book him (Ramires) for diving. Ramires has gone to ground really ea ...
Makes it even worse! Premier League defends appointment of referee Andre Marriner for Baggies match
SPORTIVATION HOT AND JUICY SPORT NEWS, U DONT WANNA MISS OUT. LIONEL MESSI OUT FOR 2MONTHS Manchester City are set to replace Joe Hart with Victor Valdes. Man United and Chelsea have been dealt a blow in the chase for Luke Shaw. Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney says the win over Arsenal was a "massive lift" and that United aim to be top of the table or "thereabouts" by the new year. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admitted that he felt that his side "were nervous at the start and we didn't play our game" during the 1-0 defeat. England captain Steven Gerrard and forward Daniel Sturridgeare doubts for the upcoming friendlies against Chile and Germany. West Brom supporters are raging after it was revealed that Andre Marriner, who awarded a controversial last-minute penalty against them on Saturday at Stamford Bridge, is a fan of their big rivals Aston Villa. Arsenal are considering a £15m bid for Chelsea striker Demba Ba, 28, in the January transfer window as manager Arsene Wenger searches for cover fo ...
DailyMail - Graham Poll column: Andre Marriner should not have awarded Ramires penalty in Chelsea v West Bromwich...
An injury-time penalty from Eden Hazard preserved Jose Mourinho's unbeaten Premier League record at Stamford Bridge on the manager's 100th home game. It had looked as though West Brom had come from behind to take the points on an afternoon of frustration, but Hazard's ice-cool spot kick won us a point after Ramires had been brought down inside the area. An underwhelming display had seen us lead thanks to Samuel Eto'o's goal just before half-time, but on the hour the visitors levelled through a Shane Long header and then broke to steal what looked like a winner seven minutes later, which would have consigned Chelsea to consecutive league defeats after last weekend's loss at Newcastle. The Blues continued to pressure, however, and when Ramires burst into the area with four minutes of stoppage time all but up, referee Andre Marriner pointed to the spot and Hazard stroked the ball home to grab a point. Team News Mourinho made two changes from the side that started against Schalke in midweek, as Frank Lampard ...
Got to say, we owe Andre Marriner a pint this weekend.
Wonder if Andre Marriner has checked his offshore bank balance yet today?
Where's Andre Marriner when you need him Piers?
Did Andre Marriner have a link to ref at Swansea advising him give Stoke last minute penalty?
Amazing insight “Graham Poll: Andre Marriner should not have given Ramires penalty in Chelsea v WBA
Great weekend of results. Pity Andre Marriner bottled it yesterday.
Andre Marriner really held up the "3" on the board to indicate to Arsene Wenger that United are taking the 3 points
Shock Andre Marriner cheating again, 3 minutes is that a joke. If it was Man Utd losing it'd be double that.
Last minute pen to arsenal would be nice. Where's Andre Marriner when you actually need him!
Andre Marriner expains to Wenger the 3 mins added time are all he is allowed to add on according to his Chelsea contract
Andre Marriner has spent his weekend getting moaned at.
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Three minutes of injury time. Another great Andre Marriner moment.
Time for Andre Marriner to award a penalty to Arsenal.
Can we get Andre Marriner to ref stoppage time? Could go for a late PK right now.
Look at Andre Marriner, the fourth official.. You would think he is at home, hiding under blanket after yesterday's match.
Andre marriner holding up subs board it should say im a ***
Andre Marriner should be a forth official and nothing else!
Even when he's the fourth official Andre Marriner is mugging for the camera.
That Andre marriner should b banned fae football 4 a few weeks after his outrageous decision yesterday no instead he's 4 th official 2day
Andre Marriner wasn't wrong yesterday, the system is. The fourth official could c the monitor and advise.
I see Andre Marriner has found his rightful position as 4th official ! I hope he drops that board on his head the *** !. #
Martin Tyler finding a moment to praise Andre Marriner's refereeing. Because of course he does
After yesterday's howler at Chelsea, they are letting Andre Marriner carry the board at Old Trafford today (about his level)
Andre Marriner is the fourth official. Fresh from giving Chelsea a point yesterday
Andre marriner must be kicking himself after the shocking decision yesterday
Some thoughts in light of yesterday's events at Stamford Bridge. ~ 'The Andre Marriner Aftermath'
Why was he refereeing the Chelsea WBA game yesterday when he told an Everton forum last year and I quote "He's a Villa fan so he's not allowed to referee any game involving Villa, Birmingham or WBA" ?
REFEREE CHANGE Andre Marriner replaces Lee Probert as referee for Chelsea v West Brom on Saturday
Mou: Ref Right To Award Penalty: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho insisted referee Andre Marriner had been right to award his side the injury-time penalty that rescued his unbeaten record at Stamford Bridge. [ESPN] -
CHELSEA DENY WESTBROM A FAMOUS WIN WITH A CONTENTOUS DECISION. Escapes like this merely fuel the sense that José Mourinho is simply invincible when it comes to Premier League matches in this arena. Chelsea were apparently beaten here, their game-plan long since desperate and panic-strewn, when Ramires bustled into the area one last time and tumbled under vague contact from Steven Reid. The clock read 93 minutes and 41 seconds when Andre Marriner, after a pause for effect, pointed belatedly to the spot. While visiting players struggled to contain their sense of outrage, Eden Hazard slid in the resultant penalty to extend the hosts' unbeaten run here to 66 league matches under the Portuguese. Tempers boiled over again in the immediate aftermath, Jonas Olsson and Chris Brunt incensed and taking their frustrations out on the officials, and after the final whistle seconds later. The visitors knew they should have added success at Stamford Bridge to their victory at Old Trafford earlier this season, but it was ...
I really think only Kevin Friend is worse than Martin Atkinson among the refs in England. Andre Marriner & Michael Oliver only good ones.
Steve Bruce: Hull boss to be charged over penalty comment Hull boss Steve Bruce will face a Football Association charge for his complaints over Tottenham's decisive penalty in Sunday's 1-0 league defeat. Referee Michael Oliver awarded an 80th-minute spot-kick for a handball by Ahmed Elmohamady, which was converted by Spurs's Roberto Soldado. "It's a joke decision," Bruce said after the game at White Hart Lane. "I shouldn't say this and I might get fined, but would we have got it? I'm not so sure." Bruce chose not to contest a charge of improper conduct when, as manager of Sunderland, he described Andre Marriner's decision to send defender Michael Turner off as "a joke" in January 2010. Hull, promoted from the Championship at the end of last season, are 11th in the Premier League but have picked up only one point from their last three games. ---JIMOSKI---
Sorry for fail post. the truth Officiale its here... Ref. Philip Dowd, Peter Bankes and David Bryan . 4th Official is Andre Marriner
Hi Andre, heard from a colleague that you have visited schools to discuss respect for referees. Any chance of a visit?
Went to a decent meeting tonight, talk by Andre Marriner, and I also won £25
From 3.40: Andre Marriner can't get his card out. "OK that's a red you're off hang on right got it now here it comes"
Andre Marriner is the ref for Saints v Fulham Saturday
Lee Probert ref for the derby, better than Mike Dean, Mike Jones, Howard Webb and Andre Marriner, although I'd want Dowd tbf
Andre Marriner has been appointed referee for Southampton v Fulham on 26/10/13
Alan Pardew did not have a 'massive problem' with Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa's red card after the Newcastle United defender was sent off in the 2-2 draw with Liverpool. Yanga-Mbiwa was dismissed five minutes before half-time in Saturday's Premier League clash at St James' Park when he pulled back Luis Suarez in the penalty area and Steven Gerrard drew Liverpool level for the first time from the spot. Magpies boss Pardew felt it was a 'tough call' for referee Andre Marriner, but can understand why Yanga-Mbiwa was dismissed. "I thought it was a tough call today," said Pardew. "I don't think Mapou really pulled him down in a manner that was a definite sending-off. "He got a little piece of him, he was the last man and I suppose by the letter of the law, he had to go. I haven't got a massive problem with it." Newcastle had earlier taken the lead through Yohan Cabaye's long-range shot before substitute Paul Dummett's first goal for the club restored the hosts' advantage. Daniel Sturridge headed Liverpool's second equal ...
On Monday I was invited to the FA Headquarters to pick up my Long Service Award. Presented by Andre Marriner. A fab place and a fab event. A good time had by all. The cold and windy days spent on a parks pitch were well rewarded.
"Dylan Hartley had already been warned by Wayne Barnes for speaking out of turn, before the dismissal late in the first half". Well done Wayne Barnes!!! Take some tips Martin Atkinson, Mark Clattenburg, Mike Dean, Andre Marriner, Michael Oliver, Lee Probert, Anthony Taylor & Howard Webb!
One thing that really did bug me this afternoon was having to hear Niall Quinn commenting, an ex-Arsenal player and the former Sunderland Chairman! Over on SS1 for the 'other game' they had Alan Smith commentating. Are Sky Sports run by Arsenal fans I ask you? As for the referee don't even get me started, as admin on here we have made a pact to avoid using colorful language! My feelings for Andre Marriner's performance will stay in house. - FJ
Andre Marriner is the *** love child of David Moyes and pierluigi collina...
Andre Marriner went to school with him indoors incase you were wondering
Andre Marriner has been on the sun beds
Andre Marriner looks like the lucky lucky man with all those watches on his arm.
Andre Marriner has been on the beds especially for the final
FA Cup Final ref Andre Marriner still awaits the ultimate whistling honour, he's never, ever reffed the Spireites!
Referee Andre Marriner changed his name from 'Andrew' to sound more exotic. He's from Dudley.
Cup Final Day a proud one for players, managers, and fans. But also for officials. Lets hope Andre Marriner has a good game
An expletive of delight gave way to 20 minutes of tears when Andre Marriner found out he'd referee the
referee Andre Marriner says "It's a great honour to be asked to the referee the Cup Final, especially in the FA's 150th year"
Andre Marriner said he "cried for 20 mins" when he found out that he was chosen as the referee for the FA Cup final.
Last time I saw Andre Marriner live he was refereeing Shropshire Senior Cup Final at Shrewsbury in front of 400 fans. Bit different today!
Andre Marriner from Birmingham..we all expected a middle class white man. 😏
Someone remind faCup mic man Clive T that Andre Marriner referreed v Bfc in Championship last week please!😉
Wishing all the best in the FA Cup Final
Good luck to Andre Marriner this evening. Sure he will do a cracking job! Perhaps me one day? I hope so!
Your ref is Andre Marriner with Stephen Child and Simon Long on the touchlines. Anthony Taylor is your fourth.
Hoping that Andre Marriner is successful more than anything though.
Andre Marriner refereed a League One game last week according to ITV. No. Huddersfield v Barnsley was in the Championship.
Andre Marriner the best ref in England to me !!
Could be stood listening to Andre Marriner right now, but instead i'm stuck doing Ethics revision.. Great
Andre Marriner is to referee the 2013 at Wembley;
Andre Marriner at Broms RA tonight if you want to come around mate?
Andre Marriner guest speaker at Bromsgrove RA AGM tonight - all welcome; message for details
Football - Giroud suspension upheld: The Football Association upheld the decision of referee Andre Marriner to...
Lee Probert t**t. Andre Marriner is one of us though.
Andre Marriner, his a villa fan, shame he can't ref our remaining games! He is genuinely a good ref aswell tbf
The France international was dismissed by referee Andre Marriner in the final minute of Saturday's 1-0 win at...
Andre Marriner will referee Newcastle United v Liverpool live on on Saturday
Andre Marriner on reffing the FA cup final: " is the biggest club game in world football."
I know, I love it& our side of the year got to see , HA!
Andre Marriner has been selected as the referee for home match against on Saturday
Referee Andre Marriner hides the red card so that he doesn't hurt Steve Sidwells feelings..
qpr i think. We have Andre Marriner with commentary from Jonathan Pearce
Andre Marriner will referee trip to on Saturday night
Andre Marriner will be the referee for our game against Newcastle
Andre Marriner picking up the middle for the FA cup final, fairplay lad
Andre Marriner referee for Saturday v Newcastle hmmm
Andre Marriner has beenappointed referee for Newcastle v Liverpool on saturday 27/04/13.kick off is at 5;30pm. damo
Andre Marriner ref for Saturday. Cue circus music.
Also, why has no one picked up on Andre Marriner's crazy decision to overrule Sian Massey's (correct) offside call on Berbatov...
Well done to Gary Beswick from Newton Aycliffe. He'll be reserve assistant ref at the FA Cup final. Andre Marriner will be ref.
Probert, Lee Mason, Halsey, Clattenburg, Atkinson, Chris Foy, Andre Marriner, Mike Jones.they're just not Premier League refs!Awful!
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Chelsea lose their 4th consecutivegame at the Etihad Stadium as City defeat the Londoners 2-0. The result means that the blues are now 7 points behind second place and in danger of losing outon Champions League Qualification as well. If Tottenham win tomorrow thenthey will go above Chelsea to occupy third place in the league. Not only that, Arsenal are by no means far from the blues. The Gunners are currently 5th in the league and even after their crisis form, lie only 2 points behind 3rdplace Chelsea. The pressure on Chelsea ManagerRafael Benitez is increasing by every passing game. Chelsea were completely dominated by the champions today. In the first half, the defense made crucial blocks to keep City out but that did not happen in the second period. Chelsea should have gone ahead thanks to a controversial penalty awarded by Andre Marriner. However, Joe Hart stepped up and brilliantly denied Frank Lampard’s spot kick. City continued piling pressure and eventually two spectacular goals from Toure and T ...
Man City players started as a first the first half of match. A very great action by Mam City, Yaya Toure took a shot, Cech defended his shot. Nastasić was very close to score a goal, who took a shot from the header, but Petr Cech made an amazing save. It could be a goal to Man City, when David Luiz lost the ball by Man City player and passed to running, Aguero, Aguero broke Cech away and took a shot, but the ball croosed next to goal post. An another great action by Man City, Zabaleta took a shot, but Cahill blocked the head his shot. Rodwell could be Man City hero, who had two chance to score goal, firstly took an amazing shot, Petr Cech managed to defend and then this same player took a shot from the header, Petr Cech saved Chelsea before losing goals another time. Andre Marriner finished this first half. It's goalless draw. Man City plays very well and Chelsea defends to don't lose a goal. I hope Chelsea will definitely attack more harshly, will score more goals and take 3 points at this second half. ...
Andre Marriner has been appointed referee for our City game. He most recently officiated our 4-0 win at the Britannia Stadium.
Can anyone name a referee that hasn't screwed us over this season? Andre Marriner is one, isn't he? Can't recall him making a mistake for us, but then again, there's been so many.
Stoke 0-1 Chelsea A big call for assistant referee Sian Massey at the Britannia Stadium, and she gets it spot on. Matthew Etheringon bursts into the box down the left but is brought down by Cesar Azpilicueta. Referee Andre Marriner points to the spot, but then spots Massey's flag is raised for an offside against Etherington. The home fans are furious, but TV replays show Massey was right.
COMMENTATOR Jon Champion has been rebuked by ESPN after branding Liverpool FC striker Luis Suarez a cheat live on air during the FA Cup tie against Mansfield Town. Champion slammed the Uruguayan for the handball which referee Andre Marriner failed to spot prior to the Reds’ second goal. He described it as “the work of a cheat”, which sparked an angry response from Reds fans. In a statement ESPN said: “We take our responsibility to deliver the highest standards of coverage to our viewers. “ESPN’s editorial policy is for commentators to be unbiased and honest, to call things as they see them. “Inevitably this can involve treading a fine line on occasion, especially in the heat of the moment. “Comments during the Mansfield v Liverpool match caused offence where none was intended and we have spoken to our commentator about this incident."
Andre Marriner is the ref for Wigan v Manchester United in the Premier League on Tuesday Come on the Mighty Red Devils
Mancinni wil find out today whether he will be banned by FA over his comments of Ref Andre Marriner,
Hope Marriner refsPark next. They could do with André Villas Bias in town instead...
Premiership referee Andre Marriner is 4th official. Weird.
Fourth official today is none other than Andre Marriner
Phil DowdD. Andre Marriner, league cup Semi-Final away at Anfield. 'Handball in box'! Marriner was in the league 12-13..
Andre Marriner has been appointed referee for Arsenal v West Ham United on Wednesday 26th December.
Andre Marriner has been appointed referee for Fulham v Swansea City on Saturday 29th December.
Andre Marriner has been appointed referee for Wigan Athletic v Manchester United on Tuesday 1st January.
Marko Marin makes his first Chelsea start, replacing Eden Hazard on the left flank, while Frank Lampard captains the side from deep midfield.Lampard is partnered in the middle by Oscar, while Cesar Azpilicueta is recalled at right-back with Gary Cahillsuspended. Branislav Ivanovic moves inside, and Ryan Bertrand starts in place of the rested Ashley Cole at left-back.Among the subs are youngsters George Saville, Nathan Ake and Lucas Piazon. Chelsea are expected to line up in the following 4-2-3-1 formation: 1 Petr Cech 28 Cesar Azpilicueta 2 Branislav Ivanovic 4 David Luiz 34 Ryan Bertrand 8 Frank Lampard (c)11 Oscar 13 Victor Moses 10 Juan Mata 21 Marko Marin 9 Fernando Torres Subs: 22 Ross Turnbull, 19 Paulo Ferreira, 3 Ashley Cole, 57 Nathan Ake, 56 George Saville, 35 Lucas Piazon, 17 Eden Hazard. Leeds United are as follows:Ashdown, Peltier (c), Leeds, Pearce, Green, Thomas, Becchio, Brown, Tonge, Diouf, Byram.Subs: Kenny, Varney, White, Norris, Gray, Somma, McCormack. The referee is Andre Marriner
OTHER FOOTBALL STORIES Tottenham winger Gareth Bale, 23, and manager Andre Villas-Boas have met with referee Andre Marriner after the player's recent bookings for diving. Full story: Daily Mirror Stoke manager Tony Pulis says he is "surprised" Everton manager David Moyes, who will be in the opposition dug-out at the Britannia Stadium on Saturday, has not been poached by one of the Premier League's top-four clubs. Full story: Stoke Sentinel Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright has accused manager Arsene Wenger of failing to address the club's current plight and believes any other manager would have been sacked for going so long without a trophy. Full story: Independent Gianni Paladini says he is set to meet Birmingham officials on Monday, with the Italian hopeful of finally wrapping up a deal for the club. Full story: Birmingham Mail Sunderland midfielder Jack Colback, 23, says he is not a player who is likely to "light up the crowd", but would like to score more goals to lift the Black Cats up the table. Ful ...
Earlier this season I wrote about Gareth Bale's diving, my distaste for it and warned him that if he continued to do it, he would gain a reputation as a cheat and find himself on the wrong side of referees. Sadly, that's just what's happened. Bale has been booked four times for simulation this season, often unjustly. That's what happens to boys who cry wolf. No player in the Premier League has received as many bookings this season for simulation as Bale, confirmation if any is needed that he has garnered a reputation as the league's No. 1 diver. No one likes to think someone else is getting away with something at their expense, so it's natural that referees - a breed often driven by a petty need to prove that they are not starstruck by the game’s biggest names - would be quick to punish Bale if they suspected that he was trying to trick them. This week Bale met with the Premier League referee Andre Marriner to talk about the situation. Bale’s argument is that he often goes to ground in order to protec ...
Every club has a referee whose head would be placed on a stake if certain fans had their say. Back in 1971, the name of Ray Tinkler was written into Leeds United infamy. Everton fans have never forgiven Clattenburg himself for his performance in a 2007 Merseyside derby while Clive Thomas is still loathed for mistakenly disallowing a FA Cup semi-final 'winner' in 1977. Liverpool supporters had Mike Riley on their dartboard for years and can now add Andre Marriner to a lengthy roll of dishonour for disallowing a Luis Suarez 'goal' on Sunday. By 6pm that afternoon, Clattenburg had joined the names of Anders Frisk and Tom Henning Ovrebo on Chelsea's hit-list. ...John Brewin
Dear English FA I’m lodging a complain against the following sport spoiling robbers_Mark Clattenburg Anthony Taylor (Gooners-Hoops) (Blues-Man U) and Andre Marriner (Mersey madness), they have reduced the beautiful game to a mockery, please deal with them accordingly. Your referees are rubbish. Disclamer: Any views or opinions presented in this status are solely “not” those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the company (club)…on second thoughts it does. CC...Mhloti Glen Bvuma; Ashley Nkoe Jr; Khuthadzo Fabio Mudau; Makoni Konex Tonderai
Hurricane Sandy needs to make a detour and head towards Mark Clattenberg, Andre Marriner and Luis Suarez
If United got penalty for Luiz' handball, haters will say it's a bonus. when Ivanovic was shown red, they also say it's a bonus. Either the referee are Howard Webb, Mike Dean, Martin Atkinson, Andre Marriner, Michael Oliver, Lee Probert, Mark Clattenburg, Phil Dowd, Kevin Friend, Mark Hasley, Anthony Taylor, Mike Jones, or another Referee, every decision that give United advantage(s) is/are wrong.
Credit to Andre Marriner, he's handling this game quite well. No rash cautions although may argue otherwise on Osman's booking
Team news; ref watch Andre Marriner for de Liv Everton game. Martin Kelly, Fabio Borini, Lucas Leiva all out injured for Liverpool
My son's so lucky to have some amazing role models in his life, Andre Marriner, Mark Clattenburg & Stuart Attwell - thanks guys. Awesome!!
Andre Marriner - One of the few people I'd hate forever.
being assessed as assistant referee on Saturday. Player dives in the penalty area do u flag a free kick?
And the Whales FA have appointed Andre Marriner to referee (do ya give up yet ?)
A pic for your stealth bumming corner! andre marriner and aleksander kolorov can i get a RT
Demba Ba said sorry to Reading players after his controversial handball earned Newcastle a 2-2 draw. The apology was meant, but only Ba knows whether the same applied to his actions, which went unspotted and unpunished by referee Andre Marriner.
Today was another dark page in the history of EPL. Another slaughter from the referees against LFC! After Phil Dowd, Andre Marriner, Howard Webb it was the turn of Mark Halsey! It was obvious without any doubt that today Mark Halsey came at Anfield with specific instructions LFC to lose. He really did a great job! He showed Jonjo Shelvey an unfair red card; he didn’t award a clear penalty for LFC after Evans’ extended leg didn’t allow Luis Suarez to move on; he awarded a ghost penalty against Glen Johnson and a lot more. Only Martin Atkinson’s arbitration against Sunderland was fair against LFC this season. What we saw up to now in these first five games from Phil Dowd, Andre Marriner, Howard Webb, and Mark Halsey is that the referees are coming to whistle LFC’s game with a primary objective to not let LFC to win. The FA and the referees show no absolute respect to the history of this club in English football but also to the efforts of the manager and the players. Enough is enough! It is time fo ...
Andre Marriner named as refree for QPR vs Chelsea, as john terry nd anton ferdinand set to play on saturday
Andre Marriner will be the man in the middle when John Terry and Anton Ferdinand come face to face at Loftus Road on Saturday.
Andre Marriner has been appointed referee for Queens Park Rangers v Chelsea on Saturday 15th September.
Andre Marriner appointed ref for the game at Loftus Road
Andre Marriner's cool head earned him Manchester derby - Graham Poll: Andre Marriner is a good referee who stays...
Andre Marriner allows Kolarov to trip Jonno & get away w it. They say we get soft penalties at home. Jim Beglin thinks he got the ball. LOL
Twelve minutes into Everton v Man Utd and referee and Man U fan Andre Marriner has already missed the most blatant penalty of the season even though he was looking straight at it from 6 yards away. Midfield maestro and model pro Paul Scholes has picked up his traditional yellow card for a cheap-shot hack from behind while attempting to maim his ex-teammate Darren Gibson. Looks like the FA have decided Man U must win the Premiership this year.
Andre Marriner has been selected as referee for Manchester United's first game of the Premier League vs Everton at Goodison Park
Hey did you ever find out why Ferguson told Andre Marriner that Luis Suarez called Evra a *** ?
more when you get the french saying i didn't touch him when they clearly did, Nasri is the worse.
not a problem. Any chance of a follow back for a fellow referee?
Well done Helen glover and Heather stanning for getting first Olympic gold of the games!
It was a very good game and very well referee'd
“Is QPR manager Mark Hughes going to make an approach for Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov? Crazy news from QPR
lmao amongst the best. He was everyone's idol!! Made Colina look sub-standard
congratulations on the title last year, thoroughly deserved! Loved refereeing the Manchester Derby, big high point for me
poor decision but once I decision is made you can't go back on it, good luck for the new season
You are the best referee in English footy since Uriah Rennie
no worries , thanks for sending Karl Henry off at the emirates for Wolves ,WE LOST1-0 cost us the game !!
Come on lads,follow me because I'm better than get all the boys 2 follow
Howard is a fan favourite at Old Trafford
no change there then, and yeah pretty good ! Done mostly low key games to be fair
bit bad, made a howler in the Col U vs West Ham game! you?
Gutted for Robson, she looked real good in the first set
The referee for Dynamo Kyiv v Feyenoord (Andre Marriner) is from my home city of Birmingham.
was very stylish, I'll book you if you try it
Olympic football officials are doing a great job
Can't wait to start blowing my whistle again
Nominations for Man Utd's player of the season are as follows: 1. Lee Mason 2. Howard Webb 3. Andre Marriner
And the best referee in the PL according to Carra is Andre Marriner. My answer would have been the same.
I served Howard Webb, Uriah Rennie and Andre Marriner at a wedding while they enjoyed some ref banter
I notice "Sir" Alex Ferguson still hasn't explained how or why he told Andre Marriner that Luis Suarez had called Patrice Evra a "n*gger".
So many terrible refs at this , it's worse than the prem this ! Now we just need Andre Marriner to show up.
This ref is the euro's answer to Andre Marriner!
Is Andre Marriner refereeing tonights game or have England got another hater?
this ref is unbelievabel. Makes Andre Marriner look semi decent!
I think they're using Andre Marriner as the standard. He's known to favour teams in blue.
This referee is worse than Andre Marriner! He seems to believe that going through the back of someone is acceptable.
Terrifying isn’t it, Platini and his mob thinks he’s one of the best. He makes Andre Marriner look half decent
On the Andre Marriner scale, this guy is Martin Atkinson.
Hit the woodwork 3 times and had a pretty stonewall penalty turned down in added time.. Never liked Andre Marriner since lol
REPORT : Juventus has launched a £20 million bid for Andre Marriner and Martin Atkinson.
Sorry I was wrong earlier, Andre Marriner will be the referee for the Manchester Derby, not Howard Webb
Cabaye should have gone after the ball boy incident; that's a straight red. Sadly, Andre Marriner is incompetent.
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Howard Webb, Lee Mason and Andre Marriner picked up the same awards at city
Everton have lodged an appeal against the decision by referee Andre Marriner to dismiss Tim Cahill on Sunday
I see Ferguson still hasn't apologised for falsely telling Andre Marriner that Luis Suarez had called his player a n*r.
Strange decision by Alex Ferguson to rest Howard Webb for the Manchester derby and replace him with Andre Marriner. Maybe he is injured?!
Why don't we have a league table for referees. Relegated Atkinson & Foy. Champion Mike Dean runner up Andre Marriner.
Andre Marriner. The Ice Man was immense in some massive games.
Was just gunna say "Felt a bit left out did ya Andre Marriner!??" ridiculous over reaction from him!!
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