Former referee Keith Hackett questions referee for Liverpool v Manchester Utd
England's former top referee Keith Hackett has criticised the decision to put Wythenshawe-based Anthony Taylor in charge of next Monday night's clash between Liverpool and Manchester United.
Hackett is a former head of the Professional Game Match Officials Limited body, which appoints referees to matches.
He cannot understand why Taylor has been handed the Anfield fixture, given he lives just a short distance from Old Trafford.
Hackett has no doubt about the 37-year-old's professionalism, but he suspects accusations of impartiality are bound to be levelled at Taylor, even though Altrincham... read more
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