Month: September 2016

Action Against Dissent – About Time Too

  If they didn’t know already, spectators at the Reading /Huddersfield game will now be aware that referees in the Premier and Football Leagues have been told to get tough with dissent from players. And about time too. For years

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Why Should Control of Players be Left to Referees?

  It’s widely known I think, that referees in the Premier League and Football League have been told to clamp down on some of the over aggressiveness of players. This is nothing to do with the changes to the laws

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When Handball Warrants a Caution

Listening to one commentator on television at Euro 2016, I was intrigued by his comment after the referee blew for handball. ‘Referees’, he said, ‘no longer have to give a yellow card for every handball’. He was referring of course

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