Referee decisions involving the offense known as “handling the ball” almost always stir controversy. Those that result in penalty kicks […]
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Did Vincent Kompany deserve to be dismissed???
We have no idea how Mancini could think that the appeal would be successful. After all, the FA requires that […]
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 […]
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 […]
Minnesota State Referee Committee in turmoil.
At the time of this writing, the battle lines remain drawn, but cooler heads appear to be starting to prevail, […]
USSF got it wrong – violation of substitution procedure is no trifling offense.
In this blog, we are writing about remarks that were included in the Advice to Referees on the Laws of […]
The U.S. Soccer Federation and Major League Soccer form the Professional Referee Organization.
On March 6, 2012, the U.S. Soccer Federation and Major League Soccer announced that they formed the Professional Referee Organization […]