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Ref Swap - Pompey v Manchester City

Ref Swap - Pompey v Manchester City

Chris Foy, who was originally scheduled for this match, is now going to officiate in the match at Stamford Bridge between Chelsea and Middlesbrough. Mike Dean from Wirral takes over the match at Fratton Park.

Mike has officiated in 19 matches this season for the Premiership, during that time he has issued 65 yellow cards and shown his red card five times, putting him at seventh place in the Referees Table.

He has presided over Portsmouth once this season, which was the 3-0 defeat against City`s neighbours United at Old Trafford. Pompey`s Sean Davis was the only player to have his name taken that day. City have seen him twice; this was at home to Sheffield United which resulted in a 0-0 draw, the other match was their 3-1 win at Villa Park when they overturned a resurgent Aston Villa, who had Gareth Barry booked.

Mike began referring at local level back in 1987, making the grade of Football League Referee in 1997. He became a Premier League Referee in 2001 and went on to officiate in the 2004 FA Trophy and also the FA Community Shield between Arsenal and Manchester United. He was also the Championship Play Off Final referee in 2006.

Mike lists his interests and hobbies as golf, running, swimming, gardening, cinema, driving and horse racing.

The revised Match Official Team:

Referee: Mike Dean (Wirral)

Referee Assistants:
Red/Yellow flag: Roger East (Wiltshire)
Yellow flag: Peter Kirkup (Northamptonshire)
4th Official: Pat Miller (Bedfordshire)


Match Delegate: Geoff Mackrell
PGMO: Derek Hedges

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Writer:TruePompeyBlue
Date:Friday February 9 2007
Time: 6:37AM

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Comments

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Who cares who the ref is we have enough to think about with our own perfermance.
storagematt
09/02/2007 09:44:00
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the article isn't a case of caring who the ref is Matt, just an introduction as to who the referee is, similar to the match preview. I cannot quite understand why you feel it is of little importance, so if you feel it is not worth adding to this site then I will ensure that it stops.
TruePompeyBlue
09/02/2007 10:20:00
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Can we have someone to referee on that one.
pompeygray
09/02/2007 11:36:00
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As long as it's not Uriah Renney - I'm a happy lad. LL upfront tomorrow?
WalshWasGod
09/02/2007 11:40:00
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Mr Rennie is a fool
tommo3146
09/02/2007 11:55:00
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Its nice to see an article about the ref, so no, dont stop the article. I think, like me, the Who Cares, refers to peoples comments of doom and gloom that normally follow the article.
Midge
09/02/2007 12:05:00
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I don't care who referees as long as I am in the BLUE CORNER.
pompeygray
09/02/2007 12:23:00
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Slip the ref a fiver to chalk off any city goals!!
tommo3146
09/02/2007 12:41:00
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as one of the doom and gloom merchants that dont agree with Midge and everything in the garden is rosey i would like to say I'm intrested in the referee.Im not intrested in those who criticise other people for pointing out some plain facts.
russellm
09/02/2007 14:45:00
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The plain facts are that it hasnt matterd who the ref is, the pompey players havnt been trying!! Still, forgive and forget, i hope they roll up thier slleves tomorrow and get stuck in. I like these articles knowing who the ref is though, but TPB, if you find out it's graham poll can you leave it off then to stp it ruining friday night! lol.
pompey4me
09/02/2007 17:24:00
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