Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Tom's Law on Referees

Tom's Law on Referees

We start today with Tom's review of the referee we will have for the Colchester game at Turf Moor this Saturday:
____________________________________________
This weekend`s referee is Steve Bratt from the West Midlands. So far this season he has refereed 22 games. He has booked 77 players and has shown 1 red card. This is the 1st time Steve Bratt has refereed the Clarets.

Bratt has refereed 2 other championship games this season when PNE beat Hull 3-0 at home and when Plymouth beat QPR at home 2-1 on Boxing Day

Many QPR fans felt his handling of the game was appalling as did QPR`s on loan defender Robert Malcolm who blamed the referee for a motoring mishap. Malcolm said that he was so frustrated with Bratt's performance that it caused tiredness so he stopped, in the middle lane of the M1 and nearly caused an accident!!

In other games this season Bratt has not had many good reviews and it looks like we`ve got another bad 'un this weekend unfortunately.

tomlaw

____________________________________________

Many thanks to tomlaw for his preview. He has also agreed to provide a review of the Ref's performance at the matches he gets to see, so that should be interesting!

Share article via email
Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Tuesday February 5 2008
Time: 3:57PM

Comments

0
Oh hell,we always get bad refs! We always get bad refs!!
turfmanphil
05/02/2008 16:02:00
0
Every club thinks they get bad refs, including Colchester...!!!!
StevieG Col U
05/02/2008 19:21:00
0
does look like we've got a bad ref, couldn't find 1 good review about him
tomlaw
05/02/2008 19:32:00
0
bring on video evidence...problem solved
80s terrier
06/02/2008 18:05:00
0
Aye, maybe its time for the 5th Official!
turfmanphil
06/02/2008 18:28:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Burnley Articles

Vokes' Welsh Euro Joy

Burnley striker Sam Vokes has booked his place at this summer's European Championships in France having been handed a final 23 man call up by Chris Coleman.

Heaton On England Debut & Euro Call Up

With Roy Hodgson's announcement of the final 23 man squad that will travel to France for the European Championships, Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton has spoken of his...

How Much Have Burnley Earned Since 1992?

With the £100million television ceiling being broken this season and handed to one club, where do Burnley fall in all time Premier League payments table?

Who Will Burnley Face In 2016/17 (29/5/16)

All promotions and relegations for the season of 2015/16 have been confirmed, so the full make up of the Premier League for 2016/17 is now known.

Vital Burnley Social Media

Archived Vital Burnley Articles

Vital Burnley articles from

Have Your Say

Suggest an article
Suggest a poll
As featured on NewsNow:Burnley newsBurnley News 24/7

Site Journalists

turfmanphil
Editor email
Profile
Paul 8c8
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Charlton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Heaton62%
Lowton0%
Keane2%
Mee2%
Ward6%
Boyd4%
Marney1%
Barton3%
Arfield0%
Vokes2%
Gray5%
Sub - Barnes1%
Sub - Dyer1%
Sub - Duff11%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Burnley Results (view all)

Burnley Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.cornwallclaret13
2.WelshClaret9
3.Irishclaret7
4.Mike Mada3
5.Grimsby Claret2
6.DavidT441
7.AndyHo1