Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Oliver to referee Sheffield derby clash

Oliver to referee Sheffield derby clash

Premier League referee Michael Oliver will be the man in the middle for this Sunday's Steel City derby clash between Wednesday and United at Bramall Lane.

The Football League announced its official appointments today and Oliver, who regularly takes control of top-flight matches, will be the man to control what's set to be a feisty first Sheffield derby match of the season.

Oliver, from Northumberland, who promoted to the Select Group of Referees in 2010 and later that year became the youngest-ever Premier League referee.

But he's caught the headlines for all the wrong reasons so far this season, being the man in charge when Aston Villa were awarded a controversial penalty in their 1-1 draw at QPR earlier this term. Armand Traore was adjudged to have pulled the shirt of Villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor, a decision which angered R's boss Neil Warnock at the time.

Simon Long and Simon Barrow will assist him, while Neil Swarbrick will be the fourth official.



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

Writer:Nick
Date:Monday October 10 2011
Time: 10:30PM

Comments

0
Lets hope he dont spoil a good game and kill the passion UTO
wads wiggle
11/10/2011 00:01:00
0
You'd hope it wouldn't matter, meaning the last person you'd want to see out there is the ref. I just hope both sides don't decide their happy to play the first twenty minutes without a ball.
OurMaurice
11/10/2011 12:33:00
0
Anyone nervous yet
Radon Barrier
11/10/2011 12:34:00
0
Yes Radon Sean Bean, Danny Wilson, Keith Edwards, Fatty Currie oh and M_O
andymac-scoresagoal
11/10/2011 12:45:00
0
They cold put a monkey in the middle, I dont give a toss. Now we seem to have pieced the jig saw together. Just bring the pigs to slaughter and all will be wonderful in Wednesdayland
Kettering OWL 1963
11/10/2011 12:57:00
0
Shouldn't be too hard on M_O. He's helped to polarize support for the manager if nothing else. And those subliminal coaching tips (passing, not relying on set pieces & shooting from distance) seem to be doing the trick an' all! :0D
OurMaurice
11/10/2011 14:17:00
0
Danny Wilson is 20/1 to be new Northern Ireland Manager. Its a poison challice - so should he try to make a team out of poor players that he knows is never gonna have a chance of even competing - let alone winning - or should he take the Nothern Ireland managers Job instead?
Radon Barrier
11/10/2011 14:55:00
0
Brilliant.
OurMaurice
11/10/2011 15:47:00
0
useles trivia time everybody! ! ! ! for the past to summers me and some friends have been competing against michael oliver in a treasure hunt around northumberland.
ozzietheowl
11/10/2011 19:08:00
0
Love it Randon classic
Wads Wiggle
11/10/2011 20:35:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Football League - Fixture Day & 2017/18 Key Dates

The Football League have released the key dates for the coming 2017/18 season, and the all important fixtures will be released on Wednesday June 21 at 9am.

Officials - Sheff Wednesday v Brentford (21/2/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Sheffield Wednesday and Brentford this Tuesday.

Vital Pre-Match - Carlos 'Owls Players Need The Fans'

Make some noise for the boys!

Vital Head-To-Head - Wednesday Vs Brentford

Who has the upper hand between the Owls and the Bees historically?

Archived Vital Wednesday Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Ed Jepson
Editor email
Profile
Tom Sellers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Outcome of Wednesday Vs Brentford?
Suggested By: Vital Wednesday
Wednesday Win76%
Draw16%
Bees Win8%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 32 22 3 7 69 37
2 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
3 Huddersfield 31 19 4 8 61 7
4 Reading 32 18 6 8 60 6
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 32 17 7 8 58 11
7 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
8 Fulham 31 13 10 8 49 15
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 31 13 8 10 47 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
14 Birmingham 33 10 10 13 40 -14
15 Brentford 31 10 7 14 37 -1
16 Q.P.R. 32 10 7 15 37 -11
17 Aston Villa 32 8 12 12 36 -8
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Wolves 31 9 8 14 35 -4
20 Burton 32 9 7 16 34 -13
21 Bristol City 31 9 5 17 32 -4
22 Wigan 32 7 9 16 30 -9
23 Blackburn 31 7 8 16 29 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Feb 21 2017 7:45PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 25 2017 12:30PM : Leeds United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Norwich City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Burton Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Aston Villa (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 17 2017 7:45PM : Reading (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dooleys left leg4
2.Radon Barrier1
3.HORSFOWL1
Write for Vital Football