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17 referees, 37 assistant referees and 10 Video Assistant Referees appointed for next phase of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

The FIFA Referees Committee has selected 17 referees, 37 assistant referees and 10 Video Assistant Referees for the final phase of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. Given the number of matches left and the teams that have qualified for the next round, the number of referees has been reduced. Appointed for the next phase […]

Sadio Mané – Red Card Interpretation

The Barclays Premier League is the one that keeps on giving, week after week. No sooner have we gotten over one problem when another one comes hurtling along the line. Last weekend was no different and thanks to referees Jon Moss and Mike Jones we had plenty to chat about in the bars and clubs […]

Yahoo! Daily Fantasy Football Game Week 3

It is game week 3 and the first two games of the season have already given some early indications of what we can expect. Manchester United run out 0-4 winners again, this time away to Swansea City and they look like the early favourites. Chelsea got their season right back on track, as the defending […]

That VAR Debate

Over the past couple of weeks you have all probably watched the 2017 Confederations Cup played in Russia and everyone also  had an opportunity to look at the new Video Assisted Referee’s or VAR as it is commonly known, in action. This new addition to our beautiful game was used in the tournament and it […]