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Manchester United vs Arsenal – Michael Oliver is the Real Star

Posted on 9 Mar, 2015, by in Soccer

In the FA Cup quarter final between Manchester United and Arsenal (Gunners winning 2-1) it was Michael Oliver, the referee, who stole the spotlight with his excellent officiating and consistent punishment to those trying to cheat through diving, like Angel di Maria and Adnan Januzaj. More

On Referees and the Premier League Title Race

Posted on 27 Mar, 2012, by in Soccer

Danny Murphy was fouled by Michael Carrick at the 89th minute during Manchester United’s 1-0 win over Fulham, putting them 3 points ahead of Manchester City, with eight matches left to play. Michael Oliver, as many referees tend to do when their job is at the Old Trafford, loses his ability to blow the whistle at times. More