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Mark Clattenburg

Discussion in 'General Football Chat' started by Super_horns, Feb 16, 2017.

  1. Super_horns

    Super_horns Well-Known Member Moderator

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    Ditched the Premier league and gone to Saudi Arabia
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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38993655

    One of the better refs around although that isn't saying much.

    With his ego probably no surprise he has chased the money...
     

  2. SALTIRE

    SALTIRE SlĂ inte mhath! Staff Member Moderator Site Supporter

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    He's been getting a lot of unfair grief and thought sod it. If he wants an easier time of it while bagging plenty of cash good luck to him.
     
  3. sl1k

    sl1k the one Site Supporter

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    An absolsute d.i.c.k.h.e.a.d.

    Good riddance.
     
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    HarvSFC Jaffa Cake Quiz Champion 2015

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    Came in here to start this very thread. Wanted to see peoples thoughts on football now that referees are even getting transfers to bigger money than what the Premier League pays them.
     
  5. claret50

    claret50 Site Supporter Site Supporter

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    Good - hopefully Mike Dean will follow.
     
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    Renegade Show me what you got.

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    Meh, he's a referee, I have no issue with him 'chasing' the money. It's not like he's a multi-millionaire footballer who is set for life moving to China in the prime of his career. He's a man earning a very good wage (apparently 70-100k a year) maximising his income. He was easily the best referee in the Premier League, I wonder if the league made him a counter offer to stay.
     
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    He is the best referee since I can remember. Everytime I saw him on the pitch, I believed it would be good game. Cant blame him for chasing money. But the games will certainly be worse without him.
     
  8. G-Dragon

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    Next thing you know he is being beheaded for robbing points from teams.
     
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    Can't blame him for getting himself a better deal, he is a good ref but did like to make it the all about him show from time to time like Graham Poll used to.
     
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    Never forgiven him for sending off Gerry Taggart in Boskamp's first game. Awful decision.
     
  11. johnnytodd

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    Most bent ref going and banned from Goodison for years because of it, hope the plane crashes on route.
     
  12. Skinner

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    I'll always remember him for ruining our FA cup final, and then going on to have faultess performances in the Champions League final and the European Championship final straight after.
     
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    HarvSFC Jaffa Cake Quiz Champion 2015

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    I'll always remember him for being the first to realise Adam Lallana had gone "big time".

    Shame we complained about it.
     
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  14. Boletus Edulis

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    Can't blame him trying to get more wedge, we'd all do the same. What worries me more is that there appears to be a problem with how officials are supported. The assessor system was tried and tested, getting rid of it was a mistake.
     

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