Leeds United fans were bemoaning the choice of referee for their clash against Nottingham Forest this Saturday.
It emerged yesterday that Oliver Langford will be in charge of the Whites’ clash against their promotion rivals, the official who took charge of their 2-0 loss at home to Sheffield Wednesday last month. The club have a horrible record when the Englishman has taken charge of their games this season, winning none of the three across all competitions (via Transfermarkt).
One fan clearly wasn’t happy as he labelled the official a ‘lunatic’.
How in earth is that lunatic England still reffing at this level? Don’t they get assessed anymore?
— JB LUFC 💙💛 (@QuizFooty) February 3, 2020
Marcelo Bielsa’s side will be hoping for a return to form in their clash against Sabri Lamouchi’s team, having won just one of their last six games across all competitions (via WhoScored). Fans seemed to be frustrated with the news that Langford will be taking charge of their game on Saturday evening as they took to Twitter to react to the news. Here is a selection of tweets from the Elland Road faithful:
Runs round like a headless chicken…. 🙈
— richard trinder (@richardtrinder1) February 3, 2020
He’s the one Hacket had a go at after the West Brom/Preston penalty, said he wasn’t fit enough to keep up with the game, and was guessing when he awarded the pen!! That bodes well 🙄
— Evil Dr. Porkchop 💙💛 (@70Andyh) February 3, 2020
— DazzlerLUFC 💙💛 (@DazzlerLUFC) February 3, 2020
— Georgina Jane Petty (@orangina17) February 4, 2020
Do you think those who allocate refs to our games are allocating poor refs intentionally or do you think the division is full of bad quality ones regardless ??
— Andy Rodley (@AndyRodley) February 3, 2020
Not good that worried already
— fredchapman46 (@fredchapman46) February 3, 2020
You couldn’t write it…so that’ll 3the first 6 pointer down the drain..
— Alan Bernstein (@AlanBernstein2) February 3, 2020
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