Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

Ref Over The Coals

Ref Over The Coals

Coventry Telegraph:

Coventry City have been successful in taking action against referee Clive Oliver who has been criticised for allowing Leeds United manager Kevin Blackwell into his dressing room at half time during the game at the Ricoh Arena on March 18.

The Sky Blues complained about the Championship official to the Professional Game Match Officials (PGMO) which selects referees for the Premiership and Football League, and Oliver has subsequently been warned.

City were fuming at the incident, which manager Micky Adams felt had a bearing on the second half, during which Leeds were awarded a late penalty to level the score at 1-1.

PGMO referees manager Jim Ashworth has assured Coventry that there are strict rules preventing managers or members of the coaching staff from visiting match officials less than 30 minutes after the final whistle.

Ashworth admitted Oliver's actions were 'naive and illconsidered' and he has been made aware that they were not only contrary to the agreement but that he had inflamed the situation.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:
Date:Wednesday April 5 2006
Time: 10:03AM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Leeds Articles

LUFC A tribute to Don Revie

Today marks the 27th anniversary of the passing of Don Revie, Leeds United`s most successful manager in their history

LUFC On This Day - May 26th

A look back at what happened on this day May 26th in the history of Leeds United

LUFC Former keeper on the move

Former Leeds United goalkeeper Alex Cairns has quickly found a new club following his release by Rotherham United last week

LUFC Midfielder set to leave Leeds

Italian side Ascoli are set to sign Leeds United midfielder Tommaso Bianchi on a permanent deal according to reports

Archived Vital Leeds Articles

Vital Leeds articles from

Site Journalists

Dazza71
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Which loan player would you like back?
Suggested By:
Liam Bridcutt96%
Tom Adeyemi2%
Mustapha Carayol2%
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 Leeds Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dazza71227
2.Tiny T129
3.Oyper93
4.erni59
5.Spanky White57
6.SimonTVW48
7.deslondon37
8.bago27
9.King Billy18
10.PDIRISH12