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#Michael Oliver

# michael-oliver - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Pochettino baffled by 'unbelievable' refereeing after Son shown yellow card for diving

Son Heung-min was booked for an apparent dive in Tottenham’s win over Leicester City in a decision that angered Mauricio Pochettino.

# michael-oliver - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

'It was a weird few days': FA Cup final ref Oliver reflects on Buffon incident

Michael Oliver will take charge of the FA Cup final between Chelsea and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium.

# michael-oliver - Monday 16 April, 2018

Referee Michael Oliver gets police support after threats

The official and his wife have been targeted in the aftermath of last week’s quarter-final second leg clash between Real Madrid and Juventus.

# michael-oliver - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Juventus icon Buffon has no referee rant regrets: ‘I’d say it all again’

The legendary goalkeeper blasted Michael Oliver after his controversial midweek decision in the Champions League.

# michael-oliver - Saturday 14 April, 2018

'His behaviour has been out of order' - Lineker criticises Buffon's comments after red card

Former England striker Gary Lineker has called on Gianluigi Buffon to “defuse” the situation surrounding comments he made about referee Michael Oliver.

# michael-oliver - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

'Referee has garbage bag instead of heart', rages Buffon

Michael Oliver awarded Real Madrid a controversial penalty in the 93rd minute at the Santiago Bernabeu.

# michael-oliver - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Terrible tackle rules sent off Koscielny out of FA Cup final for Arsenal

A crazy lunge from the 31-year-old France international will see him miss the Wembley showpiece against Chelsea next weekend.

# michael-oliver - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Is Jose Mourinho starting the new season with a resolution?

The Chelsea boss was not happy after seeing his side draw with Swansea.

# michael-oliver - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Jose Mourinho is not happy with a certain Sky Sports pundit

The Chelsea manager is adamant his star striker’s altercations with were not motivated by malice.

Rodgers condemns 'nasty' Costa, says Liverpool were the better team

The Liverpool boss slammed the striker for his violent actions and believes Thibaut Courtois’ saves made the difference.

# michael-oliver - Monday 24 December, 2012

Williams won't face action after Van Persie row Reprieve This post contains videos

Williams won't face action after Van Persie row

Meanwhile, Wigan manager Roberto Martinez defended the player, insisting the incident wasn’t deliberate.

# michael-oliver - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Roberto Martinez fined £10k for Old Trafford comments

The Wigan manager was critical about referee Michael Oliver’s performance during the 4-0 defeat against Manchester United last month.

# michael-oliver - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Get your day off on the right foot (or the left if you’re Leo Messi). Here’s all the morning’s sports news.