Semi-automated offside technology debuts in Champions League
Leagues: UEFA Champions League

Semi-automated offside technology debuts in Champions League

UEFA's use of a semi-automated technology for spotting offside violations has debuted in Champions League play.  The governing body of soccer in Europe previously announced the decision to use the fresh technology earlier in the summer. "UEFA is constantly looking for new technological solutions to improve the game and support the work of the referees," […]

Semi-automated offside technology debuts in Champions League

UEFA's use of a semi-automated technology for spotting offside violations has debuted in Champions League play.  The governing body of soccer in Europe previously announced the decision to use the fresh technology earlier in the summer. "UEFA is constantly looking for new technological solutions to improve the game and support the work of the referees," […]

UEFA to use 'semi-automated' offside system in Champions League

Paris (AFP) – UEFA announced Wednesday that "semi-automated offside technology" will be used from the group stage of this season's Champions League as well as in next week's Super Cup. The optical tracking system was trialled at the FIFA Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi in February and last year's Arab Cup. FIFA have confirmed […]
ByAFP

Leagues: MLS

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How Should Confederations Deal With Suspect Officiating?

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 to it. I think the main questions we are asking ourselves when it comes to […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 3756 days ago

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

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 write about it, there will be those times where the officiating sticks out like a […]

Officiating

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'Get in the kitchen!': life as a female football referee

Lima (AFP) – A rough tackle, the whistle blows and a foul is given. "Get back in the kitchen!" the player yells at the referee. It's one of the kinder things male players have said to Melany Bermejo, one of the rare women referees in the macho world of Latin American football. Shoved, spat at, […]
ByAFP