Today's Top Words:
liverpool united atletico madrid champions manchester premier salah against player reds klopp solskjaer one carragher
Mark Clattenburg claims former colleague 'not trusted' to referee Man Utd vs Liverpool

Below is a summary of the full article. Click here for the full version or go back to LFC

Former Premier League referee Mike Jones "didn't have the skill set" to referee a fixture between Manchester United and Liverpool, according to his former colleague Mark Clattenburg.

"You referee Manchester United v Liverpool, the exposure is huge."

"You couldn’t trust Mike Jones with Manchester United v Liverpool.

But Clattenburg, who failed to see eye-to-eye with PGMOL general manager Mike Riley, claims the merit table serves no purpose as refereeing cannot be boiled down to statistics.

"That's a myth," Clattenburg told The Athletic on whether the merit table determines referee allocations.

Jones served as an official in the top flight for a decade between 2008 and 2018, infamously allowing Darren Bent's 'beach ball goal' for Sunderland against Liverpool.

Because they trusted me in the big matches.
For more news relating to Manchester United, visit our sister site MUFC Live.
Click to visit Mirror | Click to return to LFC

OFFER - LFCLive Ad-free for just £3 year

Already signed up? Click here to login

Dont Buy The Sun

rss icon

Liverpool FC News - BeIN Sports Schedule - Internet Commentator Database - Shortwave Radio Schedules - Twitter - - Contact

©2018 LFC Live.

Valid XHTML 1.0 StrictDont Buy The Sun [Valid RSS]