Tag Archives: Second Yellow Controversy

Red Card or Not: Velasco and England v. Uruguay

The most controversial moment of the 2-1 Uruguayan victory over England came at around 30 minutes. Daniel Sturridge was sprinting down the sideline toward goal, pursued by Uruguay captain Diego Godin. In what appeared to be a cynical attempt to stop the run of play, Godin reached out and slapped Sturridge in the throat, elbow first. The professional foul worked,

Read more