Doncaster Rovers - League Officials Refute Ref Claims
UK time is: 23:33:12
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

League Officials Refute Ref Claims

In an interview for Yorkshire television, Premiership referee Mark Halsey claimed that Rovers asked the Football League for him to officiate the opening game at the Keepmoat Stadium.

A Football League spokesman said: 'It's absolute rubbish that Doncaster asked for Mark Halsey to be the referee for Monday's match.

'For high-profile and derby matches in the Football League it's common practice for Premiership referees to be appointed.

'It is also considered beneficial for clubs outside the Premiership to have top-flight referees in charge from time to time.'

Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

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

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday January 3 2007

Time: 5:56PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
I heard that and thought I wouldn't be very happy if I was a Huddersfield fan.
Report Abuse
03/01/2007 18:59:00

At least nowadays the level of ref that we get is far higher than during our conference days.
Report Abuse
30/01/2007 23:45:00


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Doncaster Rovers Articles

Archived Doncaster Rovers Articles

List All Vital Donny Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. 1879Rovers 7
2. DonnyEd 5
3. Dblido 4

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Oldham 11 1 8 2 -4 11
19. Shrewsbury 11 3 2 6 -4 11
20. Scunthorpe 11 3 2 6 -4 11
21. Doncaster 11 2 5 4 -5 11
22. Blackpool 11 3 2 6 -8 11
23. Fleetwood 11 2 3 6 -5 9
24. Crewe 11 1 3 7 -9 6

Doncaster Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Crewe exit Trophy
Crewe : 06/10/2015 22:59:00
Crewe : 06/10/2015 22:33:01
Gillingham : 06/10/2015 22:04:01
Donervon Daniels Voted Man Of The Match v Walsall
Wigan : 06/10/2015 22:03:00
Millwall : 06/10/2015 21:56:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who would you prefer to take over?
Suggested By:  
Neil Redfearn 67%
Lee Clark 0%
Steve Evans 33%