Alex Nichols admitted a charge of improper language and/or behaviour towards a referee Arsenal have warned youth coach Alex Nichols after he was banned for three matches and fined £400 for verbally abusing a teenage female referee. Nichols was initially banned for one game and fined £300 but this was increased at a second hearing…

Damir Skomina awarded Manchester United a controversial late penalty in their Champions League win over Paris St-Germain Slovenia’s Damir Skomina will referee the all-English Champions League final between Tottenham and Liverpool. The 42-year-old awarded Manchester United a controversial late penalty in their last-16 victory over Paris St-Germain in March. PSG forward Neymar was later given…