Category Archives: Appointments

MLS Referees: April 5 and 6

Here are your referees for this weekend’s MLS games. Saturday Houston Dynamo vs. FC Dallas REFEREE: RICARDO SALAZAR AR1: Peter Manikowski AR2: Mike Kampmeinert 4TH: Mark Kadlecik Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Colorado Rapids REFEREE: IOANNIS STAVRIDIS AR1: Kevin Klinger AR2: Matthew Kreitzer 4TH: Daniel Radford Columbus Crew vs. Toronto FC REFEREE: ISMAIL ELFATH AR1: George Gansner AR2: Jason White 4TH: Sorin

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MLS Referees: March 29 and 30

Here are the MLS referees for this upcoming weekend, March 29 and 30. You’ll notice that some of the officials – including the fourth official for my hometown Earthquakes, Ioannis Stavridis – were replacement referees. So, it does appear that PRO is working some of these guys into the rotation. Plus, MLS may have scored the jackpot on Best Referee

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MLS Referees: March 22 and 23rd

Always check “Latest Appointments” on the sidebar for updated referee appointments. The boys are back in town! MLS’ regular referees pick up the mantle this week, fresh off their collective bargaining agreement with the league. The top MLS referee will officiate the Colorado Rapids, who arguably helped bring about the end of the two-week old lockout when Marvin Chavez conned

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MLS Referees: March 15 and 16

We’re in our second week of the MLS referee lockout, and if there’s been any movement, it’s been very quiet. So, we’re looking at the second week of replacement referees. There were a few complaints last week but no major gaffes. We’ll see how it goes this week. As for the matches, Seattle and Toronto should be interesting, considering all

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MLS Replacement Referee Appointments: March 8 and 9

MLS has sought to soothe our fears around their refereeing shenanigans by announcing the replacement referees for this weekend’s opening matches. They need replacements of course, because the current MLS referees – including World Cup referee Mark Geiger – were locked out today by the Professional Referees Organization (PRO), an arm of MLS. But never fear, because these scabs replacements¬†totally¬†know

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