We wanted to highlight one referee’s decision from this past weekend’s MLS game. In a game between Columbus Crew and […]
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Tragedy strikes as Dutch referee dies after attack!
On December 2, 2012, Richard Nieuwenhuizen, Dutch soccer referee, has died after a group of youth players from SV Nieuw […]
Euro 2012 begins with refereeing controversy!
The year’s biggest soccer tournament — Euro 2012 – has just got under way. We, of course, anticipated that the […]
AC Milan and Juventus draw after the Referees fail to award a goal!
This past Saturday, AC Milan and Juventus played a pivotal game that could determine the championship of the Italian Serie […]
Chelsea’s Ivanovic sent off for ugly tackle on City’s Kolarov.
In the 42nd minute of the Community Shield match between Chelsea and Manchester City, Referee Kevin Friend showed Chelsea defender […]
What I Wish I’d Known as a First Year Ref.
Preparation The New Referee’s Shopping List I promise not to sell you a bill of goods on this one. I’m […]
Does your reputation precede you?
Even though this was only his sixth game in the Major League Soccer, Referee Ismail Elfath has already handed out […]
Proper substitution procedure: why can’t referees get it right?!
We watched several local games over the past couple weeks. It boggled our mind that all of the refereeing crews […]
Study claims a “sinister bias for calling fouls in soccer.”
Have you ever considered that your judgment was biased simply because your brain is wired in such a way as […]
Did Champions League referees get their positioning wrong!?
We were glued to our TV sets this past Wednesday and Thursday watching the Champions League matches between Barcelona v. […]