Monthly Archives: February 2014

Serie A Referees: March 1 & 2

One of the biggest matches is Sunday between AC Milan (still a threat despite their ninth place position) and league leaders Juventus. The call-up for this is a bit of a surprise: Marco Guida (above). Guida is one of the younger up and comers in Italian refereeing, and recently attended a UEFA seminar for the first time. He’s very talented

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Red Card Appeals Process: MLS

Over the next few weeks, I’ll be taking a closer look at refereeing in the MLS. In that spirit, I’d like to welcome guest blogger Alex of Soccer Translated. Alex reviews the MLS system in place for clubs to appeal a red card, which is quite different from the Premier League’s Wrongful Dismissal Claims process. By Alex, Soccer Translated MLS is just weeks away from entering

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Europa League Referees, February 27

Here are the referees for the Europa League Round of 32 matches to be played February 27. I think the biggest surprise for me is Bjorn Kuipers. The highly-rated Dutchman has been flying high in international competition of late. (Dutchman…flying… See what I did there?) He made the list of World Cup referees and refereed the final of this competition

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FA Cup Referees, February 24

Here are the referees for the remaining FA cup fifth round fixtures, to be played Monday, February 24. This includes the rescheduled Sheffield Wednesday v. Charlton match, which was postponed due to rain. Mark Clattenburg, who was the referee for the original match and made the decision to postpone, is in charge Monday, as well. Sadly, this most assuredly means

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