Referee

  • Match referees are biased against India: Sunil Gavaskar 15-12-2013 11:11 AM

    Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has fanned an old controversy wherein the bias of match referees against players from the subcontinent, especially India, has often been a talking point. In three days India begin the Test series in South Africa at Johannesburg, and Gavaskar, while writing in a newspaper, has...
  • UEFA bans two Armenian officials for life for fixing 22-08-2013 11:48 PM

    Nyon: UEFA has banned two football referees from Armenia for life for trying to fix a Europa League match in a betting scam. UEFA says referee Andranik Arsenyan and assistant Hovhannes Avagyan admitted trying to corrupt Vikingur's 1-0 win at Inter Turku in Finland. UEFA investigated after its betting monitoring...
  • Former England captain Denness dies aged 72 19-04-2013 10:46 PM

    London: Mike Denness, the only Scotsman to captain England, has died of cancer at the age of 72, the BBC reported on Friday. Denness, a stylish right-hander who led England in 19 of his 28 Tests, dropped himself for the fourth Test at Sydney on the 1974-75 tour of Australia...
  • Chelsea accuse referee of inappropriate language 29-10-2012 08:59 AM

    London: Chelsea accused referee Mark Clattenburg of using "inappropriate language" at two players during Sunday's Premier League match against Manchester United, and lodged an official complaint with the Football Association. Clattenburg sent off two Chelsea players in the 3-2 loss to United at Stamford Bridge and allowed a contentious late...
  • Chris Broad officiates in 200th ODI 04-03-2012 11:44 AM

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