UK time is: 07:37:33
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

City v Newcastle - Referee Alert

Just when I thought we might have a sniff of a chance of beating the Magpies, it's been brought to my attention that Graham Poll will be the referee.

Some of you regular readers may know that I'm not a big fan of Mr Poll, a view that was re-enforced at last season's home game against the Gooners, which was by far the worst display by a referee I've ever witnessed - check the archive, I did an article on it straight after the game when the red mist was still up.

Poll made an absolute ass of himself in the notorious world cup game where he failed to sent off a player despite showing two yellows. So far this season in the Premiership, he's shown 1 red and 46 yellows in ten games, and seems to be over-compensating for his globally witnessed cock-up in Germany 2006.

In the last week, he's hit the headlines yet again, most notably with the very harsh sendings-off of John Terry and James McFadden, so expect a fist-full of cards and a string of dodgy decisions against us at tomorrow's game.

I might now have to revise my 3 - 1 match prediction now that I know Poll's in charge.




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:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday November 10 2006

Time: 11:50AM

Your Comments

bad luck, game over, poll as ref there will be only one star in the game. The man is a baffoon.
The Fear
should be good wathing this one on the tv and the replays then...hope he has a better game than last weekend..............
ernshaw
Poll is a great ref, well the best we have anyways!! He's the only ref enforcing the letter of the law, apparently all the other refs have been criticised by the FA for being to leinient or weak willed!!
BaldyYid
If he is the best we have got it just shows the standard of Refereeing is at an all time low.
alphieblues
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester City Articles

The Ped INTO Europe Report CSKA 2-2 City (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Pellegrini Denies We Are Now Outsiders (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Team News: CSKA Moscow v City (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Pellegrini Praises Our Mozart (Sunday October 19 2014)

The Ped Report....City 4-1 Spurs (Sunday October 19 2014)

Team News: City v Tottenham Hotspur (Friday October 17 2014)

Looking For A Certain Goal Ratio (Thursday October 16 2014)

More Milner Murmurings (Thursday October 16 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)

1. Johnny Baguette 201
2. Skoorb 126
3. fifthcolumnblue 96
4. Bluedub 60
5. kennyclementstache 54
6. PhillyBlueMoon 50
7. rojo2010 43
8. CITYBOY1000 42
9. citizhun 40
10. johnkelv 39

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man City 4 - 1 Spurs
Aston Villa 0 - 2 Man City
Hull City 2 - 4 Man City
Man City 1 - 1 Chelsea
Arsenal 2 - 2 Man City
Man City 0 - 1 Stoke

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 8 7 1 0 +15 22
2. Man City 8 5 2 1 +10 17
3. Southampton 8 5 1 2 +14 16
4. West Ham 8 4 1 3 +4 13
5. Liverpool 8 4 1 3 +1 13
6. Man Utd 8 3 3 2 +3 12
7. Arsenal 8 2 5 1 +2 11

Breaking League News

Costa`s Hospital Woe!
» Chelsea : 23/10/2014 07:36:00
OSC Lille V Everton Match Preview
» Everton : 23/10/2014 06:02:00
Now! That First Penalty Against Maribor!
» Chelsea : 23/10/2014 02:00:00
Could the Improbable Happen?
» Chelsea : 23/10/2014 01:00:00
Isn't It The Sign Of A Great Team?
» Arsenal : 23/10/2014 00:45:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Your Favourite Kun Goal Against Spurs?
Suggested By:  Shaun Gloater
Agüero 13′ 45%
Agüero 20′(pen) 0%
Agüero 68′ (pen) 11%
Agüero 75′ 44%