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Wolves 1-2 Newcastle: Life can be very unfair, especially to those who give the ball away all the time

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011

Football can be very unfair, referees doubly so. Mike Halsey and his assistants got two massive decisions wrong in Newcastle’s favour. Halsey was the only one in the entire stadium who thought Taylor’s foul on O’Hara a yard inside the box deserved a free kick not a penalty. To pretend the foul could have been [...]

Punt-Bounce-Bounce-Peep: Wolves 1:1 Newcastle (Referee: 0)

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

This was less a game of two halves, more a game of one referee.  Without wishing to distract from the inadequacies of Wolves performance today, this game was stifled by a referee who lost control within the first ten minutes.  Wolves were barely able to string three passes together all game, and the ref did [...]

Mike Ashley Loses His Mind

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

Some would contest that this event (the mind-losing) happened some time ago, but my thoughts have been drawn to a particularly ludicrous decision – not Wolves-related, but worthy of comment.  Not content with an announcement that he is to auction off naming rights to Newcastle’s historic St James Park ground, Ashley has decided to make this [...]