Thu, 12 Jan 2012 04:33:01 GMT | By Lee Harvey
The curse of the referee

Which referee should your Premier League team fear the most?

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Rightly or wrongly, most football fans believe a certain referee has it in for their team. There's always one official who seems to bring bad luck with him whenever he comes visiting and MSN has taken a look at what the statistics show.

While there's no suggestion of anything sinister going on, it is true that some teams just don't seem to get on with a particular referee.

Under which official have Manchester United lost a third of their Premier League games in the last decade? Which referee has awarded an average of one penalty a game against Spurs in the league?

Click through the slides to find out who brings out the worst in your team.

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