Post Tagged with: "referees"

Fans' View

Fans’ View: America and the beautiful game

Just in time for the 4th, how American is the Beautiful Game?

Featured / MLS / US

Break the mold for MLS referees

Following Sunday’s refereeing debacle in DC, Nate Emeritz considers what might be done to improve officiating and suggests US soccer should invest in a prominent model of mature (not perfect) refereeing.

Daily news roundups / Featured

Daily news round up

New midfield for Algerian game, England fan tells team of woeful performance, vuvuzela whining increasingly sounds like vuvuzelas, Hand of God Day!

World Cup referees announced
World Cup - International

World Cup referees announced

The thirty referees who will handle South Africa’s World Cup matches were announced over the weekend. And yes, “handle” is being used in a punny sense here as Swedish whistleman Martin Hansson is the most controversial inclusion. Hansson missed Thierry Henry’s clear handball in France’s victory over Ireland that secured […]

FIFA / World Cup - International

FIFA reject using 5 ref system at World Cup

After an emergency meeting of the FIFA executive committee on Wednesday, FIFA president Sepp Blatter announced that the five referee system would not be used at the 2010 World Cup. Blatter said that five referee system had not been tested through out the world and cited concerns that confusion could […]