Anthony Taylor Demoted To Championship League
English referee, Anthony Taylor has lost his role as a referee in the prestigious English Premier League.
Anthony Taylor has been demoted from the EPL to the English Championship League as a disciplinary action for a controversial penalty he awarded in the game between Wolves and New Castle over the weekend.
The referee blew his whistle for a penalty in first-half injury time at Molineux when brought down Fabian Schar was brought down by Hwang Hee-chan in an attempt to clear the ball
Even though the VAR took a long time to review the decision, they eventually affirmed the decision by the center referee.
This decision was widely criticized by many football pundits and fans across the world.
The official referee body, PGMOL, has ruled that the penalty that was awarded against Wolves was a mistake and has subsequently demoted Anthony Talyor to the English Championship.
However, Anothony Talyor still has some English Premiere League duties to execute in the coming weekend.
Taylor will be one of the Video Assistant Referees for the game between Luton and Liverpool on Sunday.
His first assignment in the English Championship will be to officiate the match between Preston and Coventry on Saturday.