UK time is: 23:29:32
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Men In Black

D Whitestone turned out a sterling refereeing display on Tuesday night, but like the Blackpool of old, couldn`t do it for the full ninety, so say the MIB raters.

Whitestone, who from my vantage point looked mysteriously like Rory Prendergast, kept his cards in his pocket for near enough the whole game until he cautioned David Fox, then proceeded to book another three players: two for Bournemouth and Andy Morrell (whose yellow card is still a mystery to many!).

All our raters where of the same opinion on referee Whitestone. Here is a sample of the reaction to his performance:

3/5
I would have given him a 4, and I felt he had an excellent game until 70mins but seemed to lose the plot just before the Morrell booking.
TorontoPool

3/5
I was going to give him a 4 until the Morrell booking then he just seemed to want to flash out the yellow cards.
BFCLuke

3/5 - in total agreement with TP on this one.
Had a fairly solid game...but made at least 4 or 5 shocking decisions within a 5-10minute period in the second half - of which the Morrell one was the tip of the iceberg!
Jerry

2/5....... He started well in fact I hardly noticed him in the first half from then on he went down hill. I think it must of been the showboating from the lads that made him feel out of the picture.
In fact at half time I did think about 'The Men In Black' and was thinking of 4/5 at that time.
Platos

I thought he did alright until the last 20 mins, he kept his cards in his pocket(He could have been a poker player)and then all of a sudden he gets a touch of the Clive Thomas's(For you younger ones he was a silly referee),would have given him 4 for the first 70 mins but I'll settle for 3.
PickeringHatrick

I agree with above 3, though possibly would have been 4 until he lost it!!
Is there any confirmation on what Morrell was booked for?? Where I was looked like it was for backchat rather than the 'tackle'??
WorselySeasider

3, same as above good till 70 mins then lost his head
JCampbell

Agree totally, 3/10. was on for a 4-4.5 till that last 20mins.
SeasideEssexXile

Whitestone`s MIB rating is: 2.88




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: Editor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday March 8 2007

Time: 6:20PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
You can't believe them .
platos
Report Abuse
08/03/2007 18:29:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

Clark - It's All About The Finances (Wednesday April 1 2015)

Addison Extends Loan From Bournemouth (Wednesday April 1 2015)

Clark To Welcome Back O'Hara (Wednesday April 1 2015)

McMahon Relieved With Bloomfield Exit (Wednesday April 1 2015)

Madine Not Ruling Out Blackpool Stay (Saturday March 28 2015)

McMahon Makes Bradford Move (Thursday March 26 2015)

Dunne Enjoying Life At Blackpool (Thursday March 26 2015)

Quiet Day At Bloomfield Road? (Thursday March 26 2015)

Archived Blackpool Articles

List All Vital Blackpool Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Huddersfield 39 11 11 17 -19 44
19. Reading 38 12 8 18 -19 44
20. Fulham 39 12 7 20 -18 43
21. Rotherham 39 9 13 17 -20 40
22. Wigan 39 8 11 20 -17 35
23. Millwall 39 7 12 20 -31 33
24. Blackpool 39 4 11 24 -48 23

Breaking League News

PWU Latics Podcast - Dirty Old Town
» Wigan : 01/04/2015 23:01:00
Rotherham's Best on Offer
» Birmingham : 01/04/2015 20:54:01
LUFC Season could be over for young Leeds star
» Leeds Utd : 01/04/2015 20:22:00
LUFC Leeds United The 13th Biggest Club?
» Leeds Utd : 01/04/2015 20:08:01
LUFC Minute's silence to remember Kevin and Chris
» Leeds Utd : 01/04/2015 20:04:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Leeds MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Lewis 1%
Hall 0%
Clarke 0%
O'Dea 33%
Dunne 0%
Cubero Loria 0%
Addison 0%
Perkins 0%
Orlandi 66%
Madine 0%
Jacobs 0%