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Leagues: EPL

/ 101 days ago

Premier League club hires ref analyst to help with VAR decisions

Nottingham Forest has taken a bold step forward by bringing in Mark Clattenburg to help them navigate the unpredictable world of soccer officiating. In elite-level refereeing, his name is almost a byword. The 48-year-old has a stellar 13-year Premier League career under his belt. He has also managed the complex dynamics of the Champions League […]

World Cup 2022

/ 544 days ago

World Cup refereeing roundup from group stage in Qatar

World Soccer Talk writer Lawrence Dockery, himself a referee, shares his insight regarding the officiating from the World Cup group stage of Qatar 2022. Many don’t realize but one of the most important parts of any soccer game is the referee. Without officials, there is no game. Being selected to referee at the World Cup […]

World Cup 2022

/ 545 days ago

World Cup refereeing roundup from group stage in Qatar

World Soccer Talk writer Lawrence Dockery, himself a referee, shares his insight regarding the officiating from the World Cup group stage of Qatar 2022. Many don’t realize but one of the most important parts of any soccer game is the referee.  Without officials, there is no game.  Being selected to referee at the World Cup […]

General

/ 4839 days ago

Wayne Rooney And Mark Clattenburg Again Prove The FA Is Inept

  Another week and yet another incident allowing football fans to again see just how silly the FA operate, or in this past weekend's case, fails to operate. Reminiscent of a clumsy, bumbling teenager attempting to un-hook his first bra strap aged 16 because of their historical callowness, the FA possess neither the ability to […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 4958 days ago

United at Old Trafford: Lucky, Good, or Something Else?

Full disclosure: I'm a Spurs fan.  Have been for round about six years, which just so happens to be just before the last time Mark Clattenburg took charge of a Manchester United v Spurs fixture at Old Trafford.  For any who needed their memory jogged (or who weren't fans at the time): Look, Tottenham didn't […]

General

/ 5282 days ago

Should Craig Bellamy Have Been Sent Off Against Bolton For Diving?

Referees never have an easy job, but they don't make their life any easier when they make costly mistakes in heated Premier League games. A perfect example of this was in Saturday's game between Bolton Wanderers and Manchester City when Craig Bellamy was making a run down the left wing. In the incident, Bolton defender […]

General

/ 5601 days ago

Is Robinho Worth the Headache?

I wonder if Manchester City are ready to cut their losses with Robinho at this time.  After the impromptu vacation he took last week, all Manchester City seem willing to do is fine him two weeks wages. To that I say 'big deal'. Do you think Robinho cares about missing a couple hundred more thousand […]