Browsing Bad Refereeing

Martin Atkinson Helps Swansea & Chico Flores Cheat

Posted on 10 Dec, 2013, by in Soccer

Flowers? Hallmark thank you card? Money? Swansea need to be very thankful that Martin Atkinson was the referee in their 1-1 draw against Hull City, saving them from a loss by allowing Chico Flores to score with his hand, and not seeing another handball, this time by Dwight Tiendalli, stopping an Alex Bruce header which should have given the Tigers a penalty kick. More

Soccer Needs Video Technology – Kevin Mirallas and Wayne Rooney as Proof

Posted on 25 Nov, 2013, by in Featured, Soccer

Referees are human beings, and even five of them on one football pitch can’t see anything. Of course, some of them are actually terrible at their job, but get to keep it through the wrongdoings of FA’s and FIFA. Kevin Mirallas nearly ripping Luis Suarez to pieces and Wayne Rooney kicking violently at Jordon Mutch serve as another example of how the sport needs intervention involving video, replays and cameras. More

Real Madrid & Pepe Cheat & Win Thanks to Cesar Muniz Fernandez

Posted on 25 Sep, 2013, by in Soccer

A terrible match from Real Madrid doesn’t end in a loss against Elche because Cesar Muniz Fernandez delivered one of the worst officiating performances we’ve seen in a very long time, giving a penalty kick for a foul that didn’t happen, falling, or wanting to fall, for Pepe actually committing a foul on Carlos Sanchez in the Elche box, well beyond the end of stoppage time, giving Cristiano Ronaldo the chance to look like a winner. More

Arsenal & Arsene Wenger Shouldn’t Use the Referee as an Excuse

Posted on 17 Aug, 2013, by in Soccer

Maybe Anthony Taylor is a terrible referee. He certainly made one huge mistake that gave Aston Villa a penalty and Laurent Koscielny a red card later on. And yet Arsenal and Arsene Wenger have only themselves to blame. For playing in the usual soft, predictable way, and for not bringing in the necessary additions their limited and unbalanced squad needs. More