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Soccer illiterate coaches must learn the Laws of the Game.
It never ceases to amaze me the lack of knowledge shown by coaches and managers, and television commentators for that […]
Referees – just do your job!
I live in the Emerald Isle or the Republic of Ireland as we are formally known. With the advent of […]
Referee Toledo’s Major League Soccer season begins with two controversial decisions.
The 2013 Major League Soccer season began today and, unfortunately, it did not begin well for referee Baldomero Toledo. In […]
LA Galaxy crowned MLS Cup Champions.
In front of a record setting sell-out crowd at the Home Depot Center, LA Galaxy came back from a 0:1 […]
Salazar’s no-call decision pivotal in Dynamo’s win over United!
Sometimes, one referee decision can influence and overshadow the entire match and stir a lot of controversy. The first-leg of […]
Openly hostile dissent always deserves to be punished!
The New York Red Bulls clinched their playoff spot after tying Sporting Kansas City 0:0. The Red Bulls came out […]
Referee’s whistle sparks rare controversy in MLS game.
The New York Red Bulls recorded their first comeback from a two-goal deficit this season when, after an exciting game, […]
How obvious must an obvious goal-scoring opportunity be?
On July 18, 2012, Toronto FC continued its recent good form (after a truly horrible start to the season) and […]
Did Beckham deserve yellow or red card?
On June 30, 2012, in an entertaining game before the sellout crowd of 50,000 that saw a total of seven […]