Webb happy with refereeing standard

Former Premier League referee Howard Webb who now works in the Major League Soccer said that he is happy with the standard of refereeing in the league. He said that there is still some occasional mistakes but overall the level has risen over the last couple of years.  He believes that MLS is not far […]

WEBB WANTS VAR IN WORLD CUP

Retired Referee and Video Assistant Referee (VAR) champion Howard Webb opines that match referees would largely employ the VAR technology when the World Cup gets underway in Russia 2018. The former FIFA and Premier League referee said if he were active he would want the system in place to help him make the right calls […]

WEBB EXPLAINS WHY HE DITCHED TV FOR VIDEO REVIEW

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 […]

Divers will be punished

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 […]

Howard Webb wants video technology to be implemented

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 […]

CLATTENBURG QUITS THE PREMIER LEAGUE

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 […]

MADRID STARSCRITICIZE FIFA’S VIDEO TECH PLANS

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 […]

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