Stuart Attwell Dropped After Liverpool Horror Show – Or Not?

Ollie Irish

28th, September 2010

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By Ollie Irish

The Premier League insist that under-fire referee Stuart Attwell has NOT been dropped for this weekend’s Prem programme following Saturday’s incident-packed match between Liverpool and Sunderland at Anfield.

Attwell has been named only the fourth official for Tottenham’s game against Aston Villa at White Hart Lane this weekend.

But a Premier League spokesman said: “He has not been dropped – he was always scheduled to be fourth official for the Tottenham match.”

Hmmm, really?

Premier League referee chiefs have backed Attwell’s flawed decision to allow Dirk Kuyt’s tap-in against Sunderland to stand.

Attwell was also accused of bottling it after only showing Steven Gerrard a yellow card for an elbowtastic challenge on Danny Welbeck.

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  1. Duncan Ferguson says:

    i always got sent off for my elbows

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