Back in 2001 (plus or minus a year), when I was cutting my teeth as a National Referee, we welcomed […]
Persistent Infringement: Are MLS Referees Allowed to Caution for it?
I’ve been away too long, or so I was told. After trying to help – in my own small way […]
MLS Referees are Locked Out… Here come the Replacements!
Time, patience and reason have apparently run out. This morning at 11:00 am Eastern, the management of the Professional Referee […]
MLS Referees consider strike as PRO threatens officials! – UPDATED 3/6/14
The moving trucks are lined up in Sochi. The half-pipe is being thawed for storage. And the four electronic snowflakes […]
When will MLS step in and stop referee abuse?!
It goes without saying that match officials of any stripes – but particularly soccer referees – will, at some point […]
USSF & PRO politicians keep out of our game and stop interfering with the Laws of the Game!
Law 5 of the FIFA Laws of the Game states quite clearly, “the decisions of the referee regarding facts connected […]
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 […]