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 […]
Analysis of misapplied penalty kick procedure.
In the 62nd minute of a recent FC Dallas vs. Chicago Fire game, MLS referee Mr. Hilario Grajeda awarded a […]
MLS referee, Jorge Gonzales, sends off Adu for simulation!
We hate diving! Unfortunately, diving or “simulation” has long been the scourge of world soccer and FIFA has made repeated […]
Revolution wins first ever red-card appeal!
Last week Major League Soccer announced that the MLS Disciplinary Committee has decided to rescind Fernando Cardenas’ red-card suspension. Unlike […]
Analysis of a (missed) offside – DC United v. FC Dallas game.
In this article, we are highlighting a no-offside decision that was made by the assistant referee in the game between […]
MLS Referee, Mark Geiger, sends off Impact player for elbowing opponent!
We wanted to highlight one referee’s decision from this past weekend’s MLS game. In a game between Columbus Crew and […]