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#Referee

# referee - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Controversy as huge flag blocks VAR camera, allowing offside goal to stand Chaotic Scenes This post contains videos

Controversy as huge flag blocks VAR camera, allowing offside goal to stand

There was mass confusion in Portugal last night.

# referee - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Four-time All-Ireland hurling final referee Brian Gavin hangs up his whistle

The Offaly man has retired from inter-county refereeing.

# referee - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Mark Clattenburg claims he quit refereeing because of Jose Mourinho

The referee says he was subject of a tirade from the Manchester United manager after a game at Stoke in January

# referee - Monday 4 December, 2017

Referee Clattenburg admits allowing Spurs to 'self-destruct' and lose the title

Tottenham’s clash with Chelsea proved key in handing the Premier League to Leicester City in 2016.

# referee - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Referee launches court action against Irish Rugby Football Union over dismissal David McHugh

Referee launches court action against Irish Rugby Football Union over dismissal

McHugh had held the role of Referee Performance Manager.

# referee - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Ronan O'Gara handed 10-week touchline ban for remarks made to Top 14 referee

Racing 92 have also been fined €15,000.

# referee - Friday 13 October, 2017

Kiwi refs appointed to Ireland's opening November Tests

Meanwhile, Frank Murphy will run the line for Wales’ biggest games next month.

# referee - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

More history to be made by Joy Neville as she'll take charge of men's international

The former Ireland back row will become one of the first female referees to oversee a men’s international next month.

# referee - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Tipperary native Fergal Horgan appointed as All-Ireland hurling final referee

“I’m looking forward to it massively, it’s the pinnacle of every referee’s career to do the All-Ireland,” Horgan said.

# referee - Saturday 15 July, 2017

'Somebody would want to explain the advantage rule to him because he didn’t seem to know it'

Tipperary boss Liam Kearns questioned the performance of referee Paddy Neilan.

# referee - Sunday 11 June, 2017

New Zealand media whip up scrum frenzy but Gatland defends French ref

Mathieu Raynal was dubbed a ‘villain’ after the Lions beat the Crusaders.

# referee - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Sulley Muntari accuses referee who sent him off of lacking 'balls'

The Pescara midfielder has seen his one-match ban rescinded on appeal, after he challenged racist abuse aimed at him.

# referee - Friday 28 April, 2017

Sickening cheap-shot punch in French rugby league broke referee's jaw Disgrace This post contains videos

Sickening cheap-shot punch in French rugby league broke referee's jaw

Forget rugby, there’s no place in any sport for players reacting like this.

# referee - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Kieran McGeeney banned for 12 weeks over incident with official - reports

The Armagh manager allegedly had a verbal altercation with Joe McQuillan.

# referee - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

France lock fined €30k for 'cheats' outburst and criticism of Wayne Barnes

Yoann Maestri voiced his disgust with the officials after his team’s Six Nations victory against Wales.

# referee - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Reilly to referee Mayo game for first time since controversial 2014 All-Ireland semi-final replay

Reilly will take charge of the match between Mayo and Donegal.

# referee - Thursday 23 February, 2017

'I sent off the player... He struck me in the aftermath'

League of Ireland official Rob Rogers chats to The42 about the highs and lows of taking charge at various tiers.

# referee - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

'Donal wouldn't want us missing out' - hurling ref takes charge of game two days after brother's funeral

Alfie Devine took charge of the match between Meath and Derry.

# referee - Thursday 16 February, 2017

One of the Premier League's top referees is quitting to move to Saudi Arabia

Mark Clattenburg is leaving English football.

# referee - Saturday 4 February, 2017

'They called you a lot of other things, but they didn't call you 'Sir''

Welsh referee Nigel Owens remembers his early days officiating in the amateur game.

# referee - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Under-fire referee Mike Dean demoted to the Championship

The official has endured a difficult December, following a number of controversial Premier League decisions.

# referee - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

'It's the third time in a row I have won against Arsenal, and 3 times it was about the referee' Reaction This post contains videos

'It's the third time in a row I have won against Arsenal, and 3 times it was about the referee'

Ronald Koeman was unhappy that Arsene Wenger blamed a mistake by referee Mark Clattenburg for Arsenal’s 2-1 loss to Everton.

# referee - Saturday 10 December, 2016

'I'll always reflect on where we started, the highs, lows and everything in between'

The 2016 Major League Soccer decider takes place in Toronto later this evening and Cork native Alan Kelly will be at the centre of it.

# referee - Monday 5 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Irish rugby fan's cheeky selfie with referee Nigel Owens ended in a sound gesture Two Finger Salute

This Irish rugby fan's cheeky selfie with referee Nigel Owens ended in a sound gesture

This fan got a two-finger salute, an excellent selfie, and a jersey out of it. Good haul.

# referee - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Corkman Alan Kelly named MLS Referee of the Year for second consecutive season

Kelly was the clear winner with 63% of the vote.

# referee - Thursday 13 October, 2016

The black card is here to stay in Gaelic Football and why the sin bin would not work

GAA President Aogán Ó Fearghail gives his views.

# referee - Monday 4 April, 2016

Referee controversy in Dundalk-Derry and more League of Ireland talking points

Plus, water water everywhere as Wexford Youths secure historic win.

# referee - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Player kills referee for red card in Argentina

Cesar Flores, 48, was refereeing a match between local youth teams.

# referee - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Referee unwittingly provides assist for Wigan goal

Sheffield United boss Nigel Adkins will not have been too happy with Andy Woolmer.

# referee - Thursday 7 January, 2016

'I don't expect red carpets rolled out for me' - the groundbreaking female GAA referee

The Cavan woman made history in last night’s Dr McKenna Cup game.

# referee - Sunday 13 December, 2015

This is the penalty Anthony Foley was furious about after Munster’s defeat

Romain Poite left the Munster coach deeply annoyed.

# referee - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

‘The referee had a terrible night’ – Bosnia coach

Björn Kuipers awarded Ireland what looked a dubious penalty in the first half.

# referee - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Former League of Ireland official Alan Kelly voted MLS referee of the year

The Cork native was recognised by players, managers and the media.

# referee - Monday 26 October, 2015

World Rugby appoint Nigel Owens to referee the World Cup final

Irishman John Lacey will referee Friday night’s bronze final between Argentina and South Africa.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation after volunteer referee attacked during schoolboy soccer match Vicious Assault

Investigation after volunteer referee attacked during schoolboy soccer match

It happened towards the end of a Dublin District Schoolboy League under 15s match in Dublin on Saturday.

# referee - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Real Madrid caught up in Clasico corruption row

The complainant alleges he also received a phone call from a senior member of the referees’ committee.

# referee - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Watch: Football referee takes one in the crown jewels

Men of Ireland – look away now.

# referee - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Brazilian referee takes the law into his own hands by pulling out a gun during red card dispute Ref Justice This post contains videos

# referee - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Who was the hardest Irishman for this ex-Premier League referee to deal with?

Former top official Howard Webb has given us a run-down on past encounters with Keanes Roy and Robbie, Martin O’Neil and Mick McCarthy.

# referee - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Rugby referee Nigel Owens has some interesting thoughts on officiating in soccer

The Welshman says there is a big difference between the way players are dealt with in the two sports.

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