Monthly Archives: June 2014

Why So Many Refereeing Errors?

I posted this on Facebook, but I felt it was important enough to share here. This is a piece by the excellent Third Team blog – a blog about the technical aspect of refereeing. In this post, they set out to prove that the high number of missed calls in this World Cup can be directly attributable to directives FIFA (and head

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World Cup Appointments: Tuesday, June 30

I appreciate the fact that FIFA has seen fit to give Switzerland two of my favorite referees of late: Bjorn Kuipers and now Sweden’s Jonas Eriksson (above). Djamel Haimoudi gets the Belgium v USA game, which I find a little bit surprising. The quarterfinal appointments should be quite interesting… Referee: Jonas Eriksson (SWE) Assistant Referee 1: Mathias Klasenius (SWE) Assistant Referee 2: Daniel

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