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Mark Clattenburg

Mark Clattenburg, a referee?

Don't make me laugh.

Bet he'd have blown the whistle if Arsenal were winning?

2 mins extra time means 2 minutes, not 4 unless there are more subs brought on or major incidents.


This pratt has to do it, at least once in every game, he has to show what a clown he is to the great detriment to the game.

I hope he doesn't come near Villa Park this season and if he does, I hope he gets the reception, throughout the game he deserves.

Pathetic ref.

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The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday March 1 2008

Time: 5:00PM

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I hadn't realised that Mr Clattenburg was the one doing our defending for us.

Come on Fear I expected better of you!!!
I didn't know, unlucky lads, it sounded like you deserved it. Unfortunately not in your case, but it looks like what goes around comes around. Last weekend, we played Brum off the park only for them to snatch a late, controversial equaliser...
gutted, absolutely gutted, what a great effort by Villa, I knew we had a chance and so it proved. Riduculous amount of extra time, where the hell did all that come from?
It sounds like the rest of the world is catching up to the complete and utter ***** of a ****ing **** mark clattenburg is. Incompetent****.
Every time i see his face i just want to hit, i hate no man more than that tit.
Don't hold back EvertonMike, say what you really think :o)
Villain Of The North
I'm sorry mate, it's brought back memories of the derby, with that smary little git face at the top of this article.
So bloody good villa though, mugged, mugged, mugged!! I hpe Davies will be back , he looked quite badly injured. SCott Carson too, he had a great game! We won that 1-0 what a load of *********
It's no consolation guys I know, but you deserved 3 points today. We had a few moments in the game but apart from that we were bloody awful! In the end I'm very happy we managed to steal an undeserved point against an excellent Villa side. Good luck for the rest of the season (A gooner).
CLATTENBURG YOU SUCK. he favours the Gunners, probably *****ing off to Fabregas's poster in the toilet. he din give Clichy a yellow card for that slide on young. PLUS that ******** penalty!! AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA WTF IS 4MINS OF EXTRA TIME??!?
Thanks flv. As much as it pains me to say it after that game good luck to you too. I'd rather see you lot take the title than see it go to Chelski or those bloody Mancs again yet again. Also, Clattenberg's a disgrace.
Very poor article written in the heat of the moment i suspect....we would have taken a draw at the start....everyone knows we can't keep a clean sheet (last one was 16 games ago 28th Nov 07 v Blackburn away)'s a cop out to blame the ref......come on Mr are beguining to sound like a sour are better than that
Going to wait for the Glensider man at the match report.... but still going to enjoy getting a point at the stadium of ******.
it doesn't matter how good we are or if we deserve to win, we always get ******ed over when we play the top teams. i am absolutly shattered
Away at Chelski, Liverpool and now Arsenal equals a point at each, we really should have come away with 3 from both Arsenal & Liverpool conceded very late on both occasions add in Spurzz away and we could have been 6 points better off. We equalised late vs Chelski although we shoul never have been behind.... never mind we sare still in with a chance of 4th
I'm never a sour loser iamavillan, but for this ref (who does this sort of thing time and time again not just against Villa) to play and play and play when only 2 mins was given is a disgrace. If it was Arsenal winning and us all over them in injury time, do you think he'd have done the same?

Murph, I'm surprised at you, our lot defended like trojans all game and played their hearts out, to lose in undeserved injury time is just awful. Remember the year we were second to Man Utd? They played something like 45 minutes extra due to the extra time they were given!!!!!!!!
The Fear
oh and it wasn't an article iamavillan, it was a full on rant!!!!!!! :o) Still, great point.
The Fear
Its still a great point for us
imavillan, if the ref decided he was going to double the extra time then he deserves all the stick he gets, feel sorry for the chaps who put an awful lot of effort in to see themselves cheated out of a deserved win
ha, I have toned it down a touch mind you! lol :-o
The Fear
I know how you guys must be feeling... We had the same sh;t against your neighbours last week and got lucky this week. Oh well. But you guys did do you proud, great performance all round. Wish you much better luck getting into Europe!
Lou the Gunneress
There is the argument that if referees were totally consistent and the rule book had to be interpreted in a black and white fashion, some of the game would get dull...*ducks*
The Real Neil
kudos to your team - a great tactical display and taking 3 pts off of us wouldn't have been undeserved. Good luck and do the same at OT. Cheers.
Is it just me or has anyone else noticed the difference in the class of comments from the Arsenal fans compared to the regular Spurzz ones ?
3 minutes was announced and shown at the stadium, then he booked someone for timewasting which I think allows him to add another 30 seconds, still ur right to be upset about not taking all 3 points. Why were the Villa fans singing distasteful songs about Eduardo tho? didnt luc Nilis retire because of a similar injury?
great display from you guys and we were dead lucky ... however.. i watched the game online and the commentator said there was 3 mins injury time, though they didnt show it at the time. where did you get that it was 2?
Yeah, Osbourne was booked for time-wasting and Harewood gave away a foul. I would guess a lot of things were said here in the heat of the moment, etc.
The Real Neil
"Why were the Villa fans singing distasteful songs about Eduardo tho?" I don't many 'real' Villa fans would do that, but we suffer the same as every team from a minority of wasters ...
Like I said on the Arsenal site ive never come across a distasteful Villa fan on this network but the whole of the villa section where singing it. Wenger has commented about it on
Neil, I doubt that Arsenal fans have any knowledge of what may happen in "the heat of the moment" :P Hehe, I joke, but still.
To quote Arsene Wenger on their official site, regarding chants about Eduardo: "You expect better from people who come to football stadiums. It looks that intelligence and stupidity can have no limits. Unfortunately stupidity has won."
The Real Neil
I should add that given some of the stuff Arsenal fans have hurled at Spurs over the years, I couldn't give a damn what was sung!
The Real Neil
I am an admirer of Eduardo, and wish him a speedy recovery, but if it got to the fans and he manager, then it probably got to the players too. S'all I'm saying.
We shall await Glensiders away day report to see if he mentions it, but as someone else stated every club has its own set of should we say the more moronic fans.
******** hate this guy! What a cheating *****!!!! 4 minutes from where?!?!?! And then he has the gall to blow up before the 4 are up once they've equalised!!!
unlucky lads, you deserved it. cheers for taing some point off the hypocrites. every week arsnal and their tw*t of a manager annoys m more and more, what a TOSSER!
Hmm. Have to say I like them better than your lot U4L. I've never known a ManU team under SAF that wouldn't play any trick in the book to win - and I do understand about 'professionalism'. I'm thinking of stuff like R(Prawns)K stamping on people, but also all of the 'minor' niggles that constantly go on. From one end of the field to the other, United players are generally not very nice people ...
thanks for that Bob. in other words u4l, pi$$ of back to your site and talk to your other 2 (TWO) imaginary friends.
I thought that he had a decent game, apart from adding the four minutes of extra time on (where did they come from?). Otherwise he let the game flow, kept in the background, stepped in when required, but no, I have no complaints about his performance today.
We can't blame the ref for this. We had ample opportunity to play out those last few mins, but Osbourne and Harewood were both wasteful when we should have just been looking to play out time. I watched it live on StarSports, and they announced 3 mins of extra time. With Osbourne having been booked (needlessly) for kicking the ball away, then I wouldn't be surprise if the ref decided to add on another 30 secs or so. The defending at the end (in contrast to th rest of the game) was woeful. Absolutely gutted to draw (feels like a loss) in such a manner, but have to praise a colossal effort from the boys - still proud. Looking at the table though, how much better would I be feeling about European qualification without us having conceded - as well as Newcastle letting Blackburn into the mix. It's going to be a hell of a last few weeks - COME ON YOU VILLAINS!
I thought Clattenberg was one of the best referees in the Premiership last season. For some reason this season he's totally lost the plot!
I assume we can now remove him from the Vital Christmas card list.
col8 - i think u should remove me from the lidst too, the (unts here dont seem too friendly :)
Sorry united4life. Being a United fan you were never on our list anyhow. We're pretty selective on here.
This article was delivered around the same time the managers were doing their interviews, good job you're not a a manager! This guy is from the tradition of Elleray, P.Don was another, being done over by that guy really was being P.Don from a great height. One of the worst was the man who now heads the refs association, Keith Hackett, known in his day as the "Villahater" if i remember correctly he was so bad at a world cup he blagged his way into that he had to be sent home early with an armed guard to protect him from the fans!!
as soon as i knew battenburg was reffing, i knew it was gonna be a shocker.
This ref is a fish face gonk.

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