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    RustyRef replied to the thread Tattoos In Football.
    It will draw comments from some of the older observers I suspect. I don't remember seeing any referees at senior levels with them, and...
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    RustyRef replied to the thread Mutton dressed as lamb.
    It's the expectation in England at L4 and below, you should signal advantage immediately and then pull it back at necessary. The...
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    RustyRef replied to the thread Referee retention idea.
    The obvious problem is if you don't appoint referees to the troublesome teams they are probably quite happy with that. And the teams...
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    RustyRef replied to the thread WSL - Man City vs Spurs.
    I think making yourself 7 feet tall by putting your arms straight up in the air pretty much ticks that box :)
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    RustyRef replied to the thread Everton v Burnley.
    Suspect the officials are still trying to adjust to this newer and more laid back approach. New approach or not though, that Tarkowski...
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    RustyRef replied to the thread Referee Retention - Open Letter.
    One of the new KPIs for CFAs this season is conversion rates, i.e. the percentage of referees you convert from level T to level 7. I...
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    RustyRef replied to the thread LUFC V LFC.
    I thought that as well, the impact was massively different though. If you choose to lunge like that you are taking a risk, as the...
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    RustyRef replied to the thread LUFC V LFC.
    Real time it was difficult to spot, you tend to focus on the leading leg as opposed to the trailing one. Also from Pawson's angle I...
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    RustyRef replied to the thread WSL - Man City vs Spurs.
    I didn't see many protests, but the BBC News article on it says ... City players protested heavily in front of a stunned home crowd...
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    There is going to be real controversy after this game, and further calls for VAR to be added to the women's top level game. Spurs have...
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    RustyRef replied to the thread LUFC V LFC.
    You don't know he was speaking to VAR, he could have been talking to his assistants and 4th official. I'm pretty sure 4th official...
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    RustyRef replied to the thread LUFC V LFC.
    It's a really difficult one, real time the tackle didn't look bad at all and Pawson wasn't even going to give a free kick. That may or...
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    RustyRef replied to the thread Palace v Spurs.
    I think the reason you don't see a player getting two cautions here is it is almost always the fouled player jump up and retaliate...
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    RustyRef replied to the thread Referee Retention - Open Letter.
    Add to this that a lot of L4 and above referees let themselves go during lockdown and couldn't pass the fitness test even if they...
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    RustyRef replied to the thread photos.
    Not really, but the key skill for a referee at any level is applying law correctly. If the referee has ignored a mandatory law before a...
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