- Date of Birth: 14 July 1971
- Birthplace: Rotherham, Rotherham, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
News from Eyefootball
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has been charged by the FA following his comments two weeks ago after Arsenal lost to Newcastle at St. James Park following a controversial VAR decision.
Despite announcing that he would be leaving the Premier League to take up a position as Head of Refereeing in Saudi Arabia a few days ago, Mark Clattenburg has been appointed as referee for this Saturday's game between West Bromwich Albion and Bournemouth.
World Cup hosts Brazil qualified for the quarter-finals at the World Cup following their penalty shoot-out win over Chile.
Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba is fighting for his life today as the footballing world hopes that the England under 21 midfielder recovers quickly. Muamba slumped to the surface in the 41st minute of an FA Cup match against Tottenham yesterday.
The Black Cats have lost all the home games played so far, Roy Keane would want to start winning as the club's aim for this season might not just be survival.
A last minute goal from James Harper earned Reading a well deserved 1-0 victory over Middlesbrough at the Riverside on Saturday to help keep Reading afloat despite remaining in the relegation zone.
A late Cristiano Ronaldo penalty - his second of the game - gave Manchester United a 2-1 victory over Everton. Man Utd had dominated the game throughout and the winner cancelled out Tim Cahill's earlier effort.
Joey Barton was the hero as Newcastle rescued three important points against Fulham in the last minute. Elliot Omozusi was penalised for bringing down Alan Smith in the box, and up stepped Joey Barton to dispatch the ball home.
Arsenal have lost their first Premiership game of the season as they lost 2-1 to Middlesbrough at the Riverside on Sunday afternoon. Arsenal looked wasteful and did not display the attacking beauty they have been so praised for this season at all. Middlesbrough will be thankful to some shocking decisions by referee Howard Webb as they picked up a hugely important and deserved three points.
Arsenal have hit out at claims that Sir Alex Ferguson has questioned the security of the Emirates Stadium around the visiting team dugout. The match ended in a 2-2 draw and Ferguson hit out at the referee Howard Webb after stating: "it is difficult to come here (The Emirates) and be completely fair."