Ben Wyatt's Low Cal Calzone Zone
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Golfing with Stephen Hawking, he lied about his handicap. Didn't need a golf cart though, I just sat in his lap.
re: 2012-13 Premier League/Cups Thread (The BRAVEST Performance From A BRAVE Mexican)
On the subject of referees a few pages back, the only people who continue to look bad with every ref error are the authorities for not releasing technology into the game to assist referees. Anark made a good point when he said refs will cop shit no matter what, especially at the game where fans just want every decision to go in their favour, regardless of whether its the right or wrong call. There have been some glaring errors from referees recently..but they're fecking human. Trying to make a judgment call from at best a few seconds of observation will always result in good calls and bad calls, and the authorities really need to find a way to assist referees, because with every passing monumentally crucial bad decision the calls will continue to be made. I'm one of those folk who enjoy the controversial calls in games, since it always adds to an atmosphere and can really envoke the pure passion in supporters, but for there to be no technology after all the years of pressing is pretty embarassing.
Good performance overall from United, for the most part they did what was needed and didn't pay for some wasteful chances. Commentators were a bit over the top first half with how much they talked United up. We were in control but it was hardly backs against the wall for Arsenal.
Arsenal fans were good the last 10 minutes when they knew the game was gone, but they were pretty sporadic in noise for most of the game, though given the English atmosphere generally peaks according to the tempo of the game its unsurprising. United fans were decent first 25 odd minutes, but the minute the game died out and Arsenal were 2-0 down and down to 10 men the atmosphere just plummeted along with the game.
United fans leaving as early as 80 minutes in despite knowing the win would see us go top of the league really piss me off. The sort of half-arsed fans who've slowly grown into the majority at home games and the reason so many hardcore and long-time United fans no longer bother with home games. Fans leaving early in general annoy me to no end, there is no point whatsoever.