UK time is: 20:09:35
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Referee Alan Wiley Rated Average - Just!


Sir Alex Ferguson is in the mire having blasted Premier League referee Alan Wiley as unfit to officiate a game of football. How did you rate Mr Wiley following City's 1-1 draw at Wigan?

Here are a few comments taken from our Match Day forum.

Kevinho - I don't think that he had a very good match at all to be honest...

BlueWolfie - I have given him three, but only because I wanted to give him 2.5, and I can't so I rounded it up.

fifthcolumnblue - I agree with BW, 2.5, but as I'm a pessimist I voted 2.

We should have had a pen, Wigan's disallowed goal probably shouldn't have been, and the Zab sending off was a bit dubious.

If Wiley hadn't let too much go in the first 15 mins he'd have had a better grip on the game, but needed to start flashing cards around once things started getting a bit out of hand.

No questioning his fitness really, just his decision making which was average at best.


MCFC_Goatboy - I gave him a 5 because I'm mildly retarded.

To vote on our interactive poll, click here and have your say.

Bookmark and Share






Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The journalist

Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday October 19 2009

Time: 7:40PM

Your Comments

I still reckon Wiley looks like Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart from the old Doctor Who days!
Merlin
I remember him Merlin - wow you and I are showing are ages (gulp).
Tudor
Good ol' Goat - fame at last LOL
BlueWolfie
He had his five minutes of glory - and now....
Tudor
Average, Yes. Just? NOT!
fifthcolumnblue
Yeah, average. First Zab booking was a tad harsh.
kennyclementstache
He is a very poor referee and one who has never given us anything. I remember him once sending off Daniel Van Buyten in a 2-1 defeat at Leeds despite the fact that Alan Smith fouled him which just about sums him up really.
Kevinho
All Alan's are bad refs. I think it was 'Alan' Wilkie who gave that pen to the rags away in the cup ages ago. The game Rossler chipped Schmeichel for us. I remember Keane moaning about the ref giving a foul against the rags and then start clapping when he realised the ref was on drugs. That's one of my most bitter ref memories... I'll always remember that it was shocking.
MCFC_Goatboy
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester City Articles

Pellegrini Had No Crystal Palace Doubts (Saturday December 20 2014)

Stats: Manchester City v Crystal Palace (Saturday December 20 2014)

Team News: City v Crystal Palace (Friday December 19 2014)

Pellegrini Confident Milner Will Stay (Friday December 19 2014)

City v Crystal Palace - How Will It Go? (Thursday December 18 2014)

Sagna Will Fill In If Needed (Thursday December 18 2014)

Archived Manchester City Articles

List All VMC Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 16 12 3 1 +23 39
2. Man City 17 12 3 2 +22 39
3. Man Utd 17 9 5 3 +12 32
4. West Ham 17 9 4 4 +10 31
5. Southampton 17 9 2 6 +15 29
6. Arsenal 17 7 6 4 +9 27
7. Spurs 17 8 3 6 -1 27

Breaking League News

» Liverpool : 21/12/2014 20:00:00
Bent Wants Brighton Stay
» Aston Villa : 21/12/2014 19:18:00
Prem - Hull 0-1 Swansea
» Hull City : 21/12/2014 18:35:00
Prem - Man City 3-0 Palace
» Crystal Palace : 21/12/2014 18:32:00
Hill On Crucial West Bromwich Albion Victory
» Q.P.R. : 21/12/2014 17:42:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Your Favourite Barca-City Goal Against Palace?
Suggested By:  Shaun Gloater
Silva 49′ 17%
Silva 61′ 33%
Touré 81′ 50%