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Mark the referees out of 10 in the Premier League

Mark every referee out of ten from the weekend Premier League action.

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MLS Play of the Week 22 | Serious Foul Play – Messages from players

In this week’s Play of the Week we are discussing Serious Foul Play. Firstly, let’s remind ourselves of the Law (12): Serious foul play A tackle...
Pierluigi Collina

Collina steps down as UEFA chief refereeing officer

Pierluigi Collina has stepped down from his position as UEFA chief refereeing officer due to personal reasons. Appointed in 2010 as UEFA's first ever Chief Refereeing...

MLS Play of the Week 21 | Persistent Offences & Advantage

I am often asked how many fouls is “persistent”. The IFAB Laws of the Game (Law 12 Fouls and Misconduct) state: Cautionable offences A player is...

MLS Play of the Week 20 | Technical Area Management

In this week's Play of the Week we are discussing Technical Area Management and the duties of the 4th Official and Referee in dealing...

Paul Rejer | Did Perisic handle the ball intentionally? Here’s the law….

Following yesterday's pulsating World Cup final I want to clarify the law surrounding deliberate handball. I am not going to debate whether Croatia midfielder...

Every match official appointment for the World Cup 2018

Final/Third Place Sun 15th July - 16.00pm UK France v Croatia NESTOR PITANA (ARG) Hernan Maidana and Juan P Bellati (ARG) Fourth Official: Bjorn Kuipers (NED) Fifth Official: Erwin Zeinstra...

Mark Halsey | World Cup Final in safe hands

From the quarter finals onward we've seen FIFA, as expected, utilise their better referees and so it's no surprise that there has been little...
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