September 27, 2022

Outraged Chelsea followers have demanded Anthony Taylor by no means officiate certainly one of their matches once more following their eventful draw in opposition to Tottenham.

The feisty conflict at Stamford Bridge completed 2-2 as Spurs pegged the Blues again twice, their equaliser coming within the last seconds of stoppage-time.


Passions ran excessive after which some after the match completed, with Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte clashing

There were lots of question marks raised about Taylor’s officiating at Stamford Bridge


There have been numerous query marks raised about Taylor’s officiating at Stamford Bridge

The tip of the match noticed managers Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte conflict, having engaged in a touchline spat after Spurs’ first aim.

Tuchel seems to have gotten over the confrontations together with his reverse quantity as he then vented in regards to the ‘very, very poor’ officiating of referee Taylor and his assistants after the match,

Tuchel believes each of Spurs’ targets shouldn’t have stood, arguing Richarlison, who was stood in an offside place, was within the line of the ball when Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg fired previous Edouard Mendy.

The German additionally took concern with the officers for not giving Kai Havertz a free-kick when he was firmly tackled by Rodrigo Bentancur earlier than Hojbjerg’s aim.

And the second equaliser, which was scored by Harry Kane, got here after Cristian Romero wasn’t punished regardless of VAR taking a look at an incident which confirmed him pulling the hair of Chelsea defender Marc Cucurella, whereas additionally saying a free-kick shortly earlier than the nook which led to the second Spurs aim shouldn’t have been awarded.

Chelsea followers will share Tuchel’s views, with one deciding drastic motion is required.

Havertz was also left incensed with some of the officiating


Havertz was additionally left incensed with a number of the officiating

The petition, began by an account named CFC DuBois, learn: “Anthony Taylor has continued to make large choices in opposition to Chelsea over time in large matches.

“Taylor has an agenda in opposition to Chelsea and shouldn’t be allowed to referee a sport involving the membership once more.”

The petition went on to listing different examples the place Chelsea have felt wronged by choices Taylor has made in opposition to them in matches they’ve performed.

Chelsea followers’ gripes with Anthony Taylor

Mateo Kovacic purple card in FA Cup last (August 2020)

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Harry Maguire’s stamp on Michy Batshuayi (February 2020)

Paulo Gazzaniga’s kick on Marcos Alonso (December 2019)

Cristian Romero pulling Marc Cucurella’s hair (August 2022)

Reece James purple card in opposition to Liverpool (August 2021)

Alexis Sanchez handball in FA Cup last (Might 2017)

Harry Maguire holding Cesar Azpilicueta (October 2020)

The petition, posted on, has obtained over 41,000 signatures on the time of writing.

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