Refrees

  • Referee admits to mistake with Italy goal June 23, 2013

    Rio de Janeiro: A referee has admitted to making a mistake in awarding Italy's second goal during their 4-2 defeat to Brazil at the Confederations Cup, FIFA said on Sunday. Giorgio Chiellini's goal was allowed to stand even though referee Ravshan Irmatov appeared to have blown for a penalty in Italy's...
  • UEFA recommends referees halt matches in case of racism March 28, 2013

    Sofia: UEFA has recommended that referees stop matches when there are incidents of racism and says it will "fully support" them if they follow its advice. In a resolution issued in conjunction with the European Clubs Association (ECA) and the world players' union FIFPro, European soccer's governing body reminded referees...