Why do Crystal Palace players get fouled so often?



By Bulldog Drummond Palace v Arsenal. How will the referee handle matters if Arsenal tackle? 2022/23 PL Season – Matchweek 1 – Refereeing matters In 2021/22 Crystal Palace players were fouled 500 times in Premier League matches – more than any other team than Aston Villa. And not just more, but a lot more.  In …

Palace v Arsenal. How will the referee handle matters if Arsenal tackle?



By Bulldog Drummond As in previous seasons (see for example here) we will be taking a fulsome look at the referee and his approach to the game and attitude toward the players.   Here are the match officials… Match Referee Assistant Referees 4th Official VAR referee Assistant VAR Referee Crystal Palace  v Arsenal Anthony Taylor Gary …

2022/23 PL Season – Matchweek 1 – Refereeing matters



Are Arsenal in line for a return to the top four? by Andrew Crawshaw For this coming season there has been a couple of minor changes to the IFAB rules of the game.  The IFAB is the international body that sets out the laws that all players must follow throughout the world. Law 11:Offside Though Law …