A Premier League spokesman said: "The PGMO
have sought clarification from the FA on the reasons why the appeal panel found against the referee.
And after expressing his concerns about decisions going against his side this season and sending referees body PGMO
a DVD package of his issues, Monk is set to meet ref's chief Mike Riley on Friday.
The FA insist they could not change the ludicrous rule which states a player can only be punished retrospectively if every match official completely miss an incident, without the agreement of the Premier League, Football League, the referees' body PGMO
, the PFA, the LMA and presumably the YMCA too.
Surely it is time for the PGMO
(Professional Game Match Offi-cials) to be brave and become accountable after matches in exactly the same manner that managers and players are obliged to do so.
It is up to the PGMO
(Professional Game Match Officials) to choose.
spokesman said: "The focus needs to be on the football match not the officials.
Which is why Monk made the most of a regular visit from PGMO
(Professional Game Match Officials) members Wiley and Foy this week.
Amid claims he had total business debts of almost PS200,000, Clattenburg was eventually dismissed for a breach of contract by referees' ' body the PGMO
after an investigation into his business affairs and personal life.
would like the first of the meetings to take place before Christmas.
Mark Clattenburg After deliberately omitting the 37-year-old from the games the refereeing body were due to officiate on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, PGMO
said in a statement: "Professional Game Match Officials believe that, with any football match, the focus should not be on the officials but on the players and the game itself.
He has been kept off the appointments list since PGMO
objected to him setting up a company that offers training to match officials.
STAYING with PGMO
and the continuing saga surrounding the whereabouts of their general manager, Mike Riley, I bring you news of a communication allegedly from the man himself.