referee demoted

Ref Dean and assistant demoted to Championship

April 7, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Premier League referee Mike Dean has been demoted to the Championship to take charge of Bristol City's home game against Swansea on Saturday, after his erratic display in Manchester United's 2-1 defeat by Chelsea.

Dean and assistant referee Simon Beck were criticised by Sir Alex Ferguson for their "poor, poor performance" as Didier Drogba was clearly offside for Chelsea's second goal and have now been taken out of the firing line this weekend.

The pair also missed a clear penalty ...

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