Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Robbo's View: Oh, Ref Off!

Robbo's View: Oh, Ref Off!

REFEREE Darren Deadman is at the centre of a remarkable argument this evening after his controversial one sided display at the Molineux during Burnley's 2-0 defeat to Wolves.

Darren's last name is rather ironic this evening, as I am sure he would be living up to his surname if the Clarets faithful could get their hands on him after a downright despicable display in the Midlands.

The game kicked off at 3pm and six yellow cards and a red card for Burnley later at 4:40pm the full time whistle was blown on one of the worst performances from a referee I have seen. Really! Thank god for internet via a USB stick now eh? I just have to let my outrage out now, so having my laptop in the car has saved my dad's car windows from the receiving end of my anger atleast.

As Owen Coyle correctly explained in his Post-Match press conference, there wasn't a bad tackle in the game, so for Burnley to walk away with so many cards is unbelievable. Clarke Carlisle will miss the Clarets' clash with Chelsea on Wednesdy now thanks to this mindless referee, who also missed the centre back getting a knock in the face which has also left the former Watford man with a suspected broken nose.

A penalty should also have been awarded to Coyle's men in the second half when Steven Thompson's shin was clearly stood on in the area by a Wolverhampton defender, a challenge which was waved away before, guess what, a Burnley player was booked for nothing just seconds later.

And this will shock you even more, Wolves recieved ONE booking, well done referee, nice to see you treat teams equally. Burnley really didn't do anything any differently than Wolves disciplinary wise, and yet they're punished.

Let's get a list going for Burnley's yellow cards shall we?

Stephen Jordan (27),
Brian Jensen (32),
Clarke Carlisle (47,79),
Robbie Blake (56),
Chris McCann (60),
Kevin McDonald (90)

Wolves were the better side don't get me wrong I'm not making excuses at all, they thoroughly deserved the three points on the day, after Michael Kightley strook either side of half-time.

Match Report coming soon on Vital Burnley.

Martyn Robinson
TodmordenNews.co.uk


The views above are those of the author and not the ones of Todmorden News.

Writer:M'R
Date:Saturday November 8 2008
Time: 6:08PM

Comments

0
http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&safe=off&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla%3Aen-GB%3Aofficial&hs=RvC&q=referee+D+Deadman&btnG=Search&meta= Read through a few of them, some interesting things about this idiot
robbo-9-asfc
08/11/2008 18:10:00
0
usual bad ref....as in many many other games all around the divisions this season........but you were beaten by a team that I think will run away with this league......
lincolnblue
09/11/2008 10:31:00
0
Yeah no doutbing that mate, think that Wolves played us off the park and made us look very very poor yesterday, although the referee didn't help fight our cause.
MartynRobboBFC
09/11/2008 17:47:00
0
Really am worried that this sort of thing will do us harm having been warned about too many disciplinary actions last season! Particularly annoying when most of these bookings were harsh. It was also rather unfair that Wolves were considered gentle giants with no bookings
turfmanphil
09/11/2008 18:44:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Burnley Articles

Vokes Looking For Reading Revenge

Striker Sam Vokes has said that Burnley will be out for a little bit of revenge when we face Reading this weekend.

Vital Pre-Match - Reading v Burnley

Things are 'good' for the Clarets at the moment aren't they? Dyche signed a new deal, Hull were beaten a week ago with just two-points separating us and leaders Middlesbrough.

Hull Laid Down A Marker - Vokes

That important win against a promotion rival was needed with Vokes now looking for us to keep this going against Reading with leaders Middlesbrough in our sights.

Match Day Officials v Reading

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Reading this weekend.

Archived Vital Burnley Articles

Vital Burnley articles from

Site Journalists

turfmanphil
Profile
Paul 8c8
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Reading v Burnley
Suggested By:
Burnley win40%
Reading win20%
Draw40%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Middlesbrough 29 17 6 6 57 23
2 Hull City 29 17 5 7 56 26
3 Burnley 30 15 10 5 55 22
4 Brighton 29 14 11 4 53 9
5 Derby County 30 13 12 5 51 14
6 Sheff Wed 30 13 11 6 50 12
7 Ipswich 30 13 9 8 48 2
8 Birmingham 30 13 8 9 47 8
9 Cardiff 30 11 12 7 45 5
10 Forest 30 10 12 8 42 6
11 Wolves 30 10 10 10 40 -1
12 Brentford 30 11 7 12 40 -2
13 Q.P.R. 30 9 12 9 39 1
14 Preston 30 9 12 9 39 -1
15 Reading 30 9 9 12 36 0
16 Leeds Utd 30 8 12 10 36 -5
17 Huddersfield 30 8 8 14 32 -4
18 Blackburn 28 6 13 9 31 0
19 Fulham 29 6 11 12 29 -5
20 MK Dons 30 7 7 16 28 -18
21 Bristol City 30 6 10 14 28 -22
22 Rotherham 30 7 4 19 25 -19
23 Bolton 30 4 12 14 24 -21
24 Charlton 30 5 9 16 24 -30
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Burnley Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Rotherham United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 23 2016 7:45PM : Nottingham Forest (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Bolton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 5 2016 12:30PM : Blackburn Rovers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 8 2016 7:45PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Recent Burnley Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.WelshClaret12
2.Grimsby Claret5
3.cornwallclaret5
4.stevewright702
5.Mike Mada2