UK time is: 13:36:05
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Introducing Match Ref - Lee Probert

Lee Probert has been appointed match referee, Man City v Hull, Saturday 28 November 2009.

Currently residing in my neck of the woods (Wiltshire), the 37-year-old has been a fulltime Premier League referee since July, 2007, albeit he does his fair share of officiating lower league matches.

His last game in charge, 21/11/09 (Boro v Nottingham Forest) saw him brandish four yellow and no red cards.

In The Mire

As fourth official in the Premier League game between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on 29 August 2009, Probert, along with match referee Mike Dean, was criticised after Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was sent to the stands for kicking a water bottle. League Managers Association chief executive Richard Bevan said of the error of judgement…

'Lee Probert totally failed to manage the situation and created a needless pressure point taking the focus away from the pitch in a big event with only a minute to go.'

Ref World

Probert answered eight questions put to him by www.refworld.com. To read the Q&A session, click here.

Post Match Ratings

Tell us (post match) your thoughts. Did Mr Probert have a good or a stinker of a match?

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:Friday November 27 2009

Time: 2:08PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Tomorrows villain of the piece no doubt!
Kevinho
Report Abuse
27/11/2009 18:15:00

Let's hope we can make the headlines ourselves and that Mr Probert is just a footnote in this game.
pacific_ocean_blue
Report Abuse
28/11/2009 12:45:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester City Articles

City v West Ham - Team News (Saturday April 18 2015)

Milner & Hart Ahead Of West Ham (Friday April 17 2015)

Manager And Players Out The Door! (Wednesday April 15 2015)

Audio - City In The News (Tuesday April 14 2015)

Hart - We Let Ourselves Down (Monday April 13 2015)

Archived Manchester City Articles

List All VMC Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Johnny Baguette 381
2. Skoorb 178
3. Bluedub 148
4. kennyclementstache 94
5. fifthcolumnblue 77
6. johnkelv 52
7. citizhun 51
8. OziMan 51
9. Buzz Lightyear 42
10. BamaEngineer 38

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 32 23 7 2 39 76
2. Arsenal 32 20 6 6 31 66
3. Man Utd 33 19 8 6 28 65
4. Man City 32 18 7 7 31 61
5. Liverpool 32 17 6 9 11 57
6. Southampton 33 17 5 11 21 56
7. Spurs 32 16 6 10 4 54

Breaking League News

A Sterling Question?
» Chelsea : 19/04/2015 13:13:00
Another Pin Drops In Game Of NUFC Skittles
» Newcastle : 19/04/2015 13:11:01
Martinez Linked with Hammers Job
» West Ham : 19/04/2015 13:05:01
Tweets from Two!
» Man Utd : 19/04/2015 12:58:00
Newcastle Fancy Wilson (on loan)
» Man Utd : 19/04/2015 12:52:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will City Finish In The Top Four?
Suggested By:  The Grim Sweeper
Yes 86%
No 14%