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 42 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...