Something remarkable happened after Mr. Adam Garner, the far-side Assistant Referee in the Toronto v. DC United match, indicated that […]
Archive for ‘Laws of the Game’
Goalkeeper’s endangered species status must end!
In no small part inspired by a discussion on our Referee Forum, we decided to write about one very particular […]
New Offside Law – clear as mud!
During the International Football Association Board (IFAB) Annual General Meeting in Edinburgh on March 2, 2013, IFAB considered a number […]
Beware of bad referee advice peddled on the internet!
We designed and developed this website because we found that, even though the internet was full of websites catering to […]
MLS announcers betray their ignorance by calling referee Toledo’s penalty “ridiculous”.
LA Galaxy completely outplayed and obliterated Seattle Sounders in the Home Depot Center stadium yesterday. And Robbie Keane had a […]
Refs don’t make laws – they apply them!
In many ways referees are like policemen. When they are recruited they are asked, even instructed, to carry out their […]
Arsenal defeats Norwich after assistant referee awards it crucial penalty!
Arsenal collected important three points in its fight for the spot in the next years Champion’s League by defeating Norwich […]
Borussia eliminates Malaga from Champions League after a game riddled with offside mistakes.
After a spirited and full of drama game, Borussia Dortmund defeated Malaga 3:2 in Westfalenstadion on Wednesday April 9 2013, […]
PSG and Barcelona draw after referee fails to disallow Ibrahimovic’s offside goal.
Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona drew 2:2 in the first leg of the quarterfinal game in the Champions League at Parc […]
Understanding and judging handling offenses in soccer.
We have written about handling offenses a lot on this blog and for good reason. These decisions almost always seem […]