Retired pro referee Howard Webb is moving around the Major League Soccer (MLS) where Video Technology is being adopted.
The highly revered football match official moved from the New York Stadium to New York City as he spearheads the implementation of the technology in North America’s top flight.
Webb is overseeing the development, education, assessment and assignment of…
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Howard Webb believes that the introduction of Video Assistant Referee system will put an end to diving within the game.
He said that divers have been affecting the team negatively and that it is high time to bring this to an end.
The former referee said that it is never easy for a referee to distinguish a dive…
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Former professional referee Howard Webb has recently stated that he is working towards having video technology to be put into use for official matches and especially for international matches involving the FIFA World Cup.
There was an incident that occurred over 7 years ago which involved Republic of Ireland and France facing off against each other in a two-legged football…
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Mark Clattenburg, one of the most regarded referees in the world, has quit the Premier League, according to reports.
The referee has moved to the Middle East, taking a role with the Saudi Arabian Football Federation.
Clattenburg officiated the FA Cup, Champions League and Euro tournaments last year. His last game in charge was the Arsenal Hull match. As news…
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Real Madrid’s 2-o win over Club America, a Mexican team during the club World Cup semi-final saw the footballing body, FIFA make use of video replays in a trial usage.
However, the technology was during the match, blasted by Luka Modric and Cristiano Ronaldo after it took nearly a minute for Ronaldo’s injury goal to be confirmed as confusion took…
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Sky Sport pundits Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville talk about how influencing referees had helped them as former footballers diffuse potential tough situations.
Carragher mentioned he was avoided getting sent off as he talked his way out. The game between Liverpool and Manchester United on Monday night is keenly awaited, and both pundits shared former experienced playing in such high…
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