Tag: Referees

Brazilian footballer arrested for almost killing a referee, to face attempted murder charges

Brazilian footballer, Ribeiro could not handle his temper during a league game in Brazil. He decided to hit the game referee, Rodrigo Crivellaro, multiple times until he lost consciousness. It took the intervention of players and other officials at the stadium to rescue the referee from the hands of the Brazilian footballer. How Brazilian footballer […]

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Referee Anthony Taylor recounts his experience when Christian Eriksen suffered cardiac arrest under his watch

It is over 7 weeks ago since Christian Eriksen suffered a cardiac arrest during Euro 2020 opening match between Denmark and Finland. The center referee of the game, Referee Anthony Taylor has revealed that his eyes were on the Danish midfielder when he collapsed on the pitch during the game. The 42-year-old English referee is […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal speaks after ripping off his armband and leaving the pitch for a disallowed goal

Cristiano Ronaldo could not believe that his last-minute goal against Serbia on Saturday night, March 27, 2021, was not allowed and he decided to protest against the outcome of the game. The 36-year-old Portuguese football icon was almost the hero of the night when his country faced a determined Serbian team in a FIFA World […]

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UEFA bans Referee Sebastian Coltescu after a racism allegation against him

Sebastian Coltescu will no longer officiate in UEFA Champions League matches for the rest of the 2020-2021 season due to the racism allegation he suffered in the Champions League match between Paris Saint Germain and Istanbul Basaksehi. According to a statement the UEFA football governing body issued on Monday, Sebastian Coltescu was suspended for the […]

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Mike Dean Bows to death threats, he won’t officiate a Premier League game this weekend

Mike Dean will not officiate any Premier League game this weekend as the league body has approved his request to be exempted from duty. The controversial referee applied for the exemption in reaction to the death threats he reportedly received after the Premier League matches involving Southampton and West Ham United. Mike Dean started having […]

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Referee Lee Mason is not good enough for Premier League, according to Wolves coach Nuno Espirito Santo

Referee Lee Mason is seen as the reason Wolverhampton Wanderers suffered a 2-1 defeat in the hands of Burnley on Monday in a Premier League match. Wolves’ coach Nuno Espirito Santo who is very bitter about the defeat said the referee is not good enough to officiate a Premier League match. Referee Lee Mason was […]

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Istanbul Basaksehir’s Pierre Webo reflects on the racial abuse he suffered from Sebastian Coltescu

Pierre Webo, the Istanbul Basaksehir‘s assistant coach who was allegedly abused racially by Romanian referee, Sebastian Coltescu on December 8, said the past few days after the incident has been the most difficult of his career. Recall that on December 8, 2020, Istanbul Basaksehir visited Parc des Princes to play against Paris Saint Germain in […]

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Jose Mourinho “powerful people don’t like to be criticized” while talking about Referee Michael Oliver

Jose Mourinho has gotten a new enemy in his career as a football manager and that enemy is Michael Oliver, a Premier League referee who is always on duty when Tottenham Hotspur are having a bad day. Since Mourinho returned to the Premier League to manage Tottenham last summer, he has constantly had reasons to […]

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How much does a World Cup referee gets paid?

The World Cup is the pinnacle of football and the dream of every footballer, referee, coach, and every other person that has anything to do with the round leather game. Since the World cup is the climax of football, the best of referees are always appointed across all the confederations that make up the global […]

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