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Archives: Officiating

Mark Geiger, American Referee, Excelling at World Cup

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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Mark Geiger is the first American referee to be selected to officiate at a World Cup since Brian Hall was selected in 2002. So far in this tournament Geiger and his two assistants Sean Hurd and Joe Fletcher are the … Continue reading

How Should Confederations Deal With Suspect Officiating?

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

After the interesting and exciting week of Champions League football in both UEFA & CONCACAF, there are those that are still asking questions about referee decisions, and of course demanding repercussions for those actions against certain sides that fell victim … Continue reading

A Deeper Look At Anno’s Call On Tim Cahill’s Goal

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

Whenever we write our reports on a league or a National Team match, the number one thing we don’t want to make any mention of is the performance of the referee. Yet no matter how much we try not to … Continue reading

Where Is The Referee Improvement In MLS?

Posted on by Earl Reed

3 Red Cards. A fight. A penalty retaken. These things, when combined, might be seen in one full weekend of action in any other soccer league in the world. Yet it all happened in a single night of Major League Soccer action. … Continue reading

New Technology for EPL Refs

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Starting next season, Premiership referees and assistant referees will be wearing new head-set technology. To me, this is an excellent step in the right direction. The technology won’t interfere with the game. Plus, if anything, it’s going to speed up … Continue reading