ALL POSTS TAGGED "refereeing"


/ 121 days ago

Portugal-Uruguay penalty decision ends in controversy

The Portugal-Uruguay penalty controversy was one of many talking points out of Monday's World Cup game, but there were other issues for Uruguay to worry about. No width and no wits. That pretty much sums up Uruguay's performance against Portugal in the first 60 minutes. Despite the security of an experienced three man central defense […]
BSR Agency


/ 249 days ago

What rule changes would you like to see in the world of soccer?

Not long ago, World Soccer Talk brought up five potential rule changes to soccer. By no means are these proposed by FIFA or any domestic league. In fact, those leagues look fairly set in stone. However, every now and then, rumors start to stir up over how the governing bodies could modify the rule book. […]
Shaun Botterill


/ 267 days ago

Why soccer needs better referees, not more technology

Over the last few years, technology and Artificial Intelligence made serious advances in the world, including soccer and sport. Each month, articles and speculation arise regarding robots removing people from everyday jobs in the coming years. Consequently, that trend leaks into the beautiful game. First, goal-line technology established itself in the sport around the world. […]
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/ 483 days ago

Semi-automated offside debuts at 2021 Arab Cup

Semi-automated offside represents the newest stage of technological-integration of soccer. First off, goal-line technology provided definitive right and wrong for whether or not the ball crossed the goal line. Next, Video Assistant Referee (VAR) allowed officials to get a closer look via replay at infractions on the pitch. Taking that a step further, a new […]