Tag Archives: Switzerland

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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Thoughts on the Referees: Day Four

Ravshan Irmatov (UZB), Switzerland v. Ecuador – I’ll be completely honest: I support Switzerland, so I’m biased. But I do sympathize with fans of teams like Croatia and Mexico, who’ve been hard done by referees, because Irmatov’s team were pretty awful. I counted no less than three Ecuadorian handballs in the box, without a single call of any kind on any of

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Ask Jenna

It’s Sunday, so that means it’s time for me to make all your dreams come true. Or answer your refereeing questions. Either way. Still have questions? Try Ask Jenna, Parts the First and Second. 1.) Why were five minutes added to the Champions League Final? Still lots of questions about why Bjorn Kuipers added five minutes onto Real Madrid v.

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