The FA issued guidance last week about getting football going.
Looks like early Set will be the probable start date - but interestingly, the FA rules out joint travel for match...
The justice system has produced a financial penalty for an assault. Would be interesting to fine out what the CFA did?
Possibly had a strong word with him...
On the BBC website, Stevenage have been fined for sexist comments against a female official. The article seems to be they are moaning about being fined - would a points deduction be more effective?
Interest article about whether VAR or full time referees would benefit Scottish football more.
But I think the best comment is
Foreign Refs in Scotland? So, they are recommending no point in developing Scottish referees as we will simply import...
A list of the standard abbreviations used on the forum. Please add to as new ones are discovered.
DOGSO - Denial of Obvious Goal Scoring Opportunity
OFFINABUS - Offensive, Insulting or Abusive language or behaviour
Walking a player - sending them off
IMO - In My Opinion
CFA - County Football...
With the introduction of sin bins at Step 7 and below for dissent next season, an interesting thought has crossed my mind.
Currently, it is the same sanction for dissent as delaying the game = caution. Under the rules changes, dissent = sin bin; delaying the game = caution.
Situation 1 - first...
Though it is egg-chasers, a referee has decided he had had enough. How many had thought to do something similar?
An article in today's Telegraph about refereeing, assaults, etc. Normal sort of stuff rolled out regularly but no answers being supplied.
Culprits have to be dealt with seriously (long bans & heavy...
Next it will be no promotion / relegation again!!! Given that Ken Bates for the chief behind the creation of the EPL and owner of Leeds, and he stopped changes.
It is all about the...
A really unusual one at a Step 7 (Supply) match yesterday.
Home team in white shirts, black shirts and socks. Away team - light blue and while strips, navy shorts and socks so no clash.
Half time - Home team changes to Red shirts, never asking permission from Ref and the shirt numbers were not...
It is likely that Sin Bins with be brought in for the 19/20 seasons at levels before Step 7 for dissent, from what has been said by various CFA people recently.
If this every for into the Professional game:
1. Do you think that it would be an aid to match control?
2. Would extending it for...
Just a thought from the WC. If a player has left the FOP though injury and it not replaced, where does he stand for taking a penalty kick?
Tripper went off for England and the end of the WCSF, and got me thinking would he have to take a kick as one of the 11. We know a dismissed player reduces...
In the WBA v Spurs match, Rose was cautioned for an AA but the WBA player (Nyom) went down like he was punched by David Haye.
Anybody think he should have be punished for simulation?
Almost as good as Rivaldo and Turkey in the WC.....
On the BBC article, they are calling for full-time referees in Scotland. Given they can't afford Goal line technology, can they afford this?
While the clubs will compare their Premiership to the EPL (which they are no where near that standard), should they expect their referees to be of EPL...