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FIFA: "Only Best Referees At Future World Cups"  
User currently offlineDavid_itl From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2001, 7380 posts, RR: 14
Posted (12 years 3 months 2 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 1260 times:

A sudden dose of common sense has come over Sepp Blatter as he is quoted in this story reported on the BBC website as saying:

"A World Cup that receives the best players and teams in the world should be overseen by the best referees regardless of their nationality. From now on we will call in the best, full stop, even if they come from just a handful of countries."

He's also trying to blame the referee for sending Totti off, and concedes that it was unfortunate that Italy were continually denied good goals by poor offside decisions.

David



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User currently offlineAirsicknessbag From Germany, joined Aug 2000, 4723 posts, RR: 34
Reply 1, posted (12 years 3 months 2 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 1245 times:


Yeah, Totti should have been sent off much earlier, when he put his elbow into the Korean´s face.

Daniel Smile


User currently offlineArsenal@LHR From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 7792 posts, RR: 20
Reply 2, posted (12 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 1217 times:
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User currently offlineMarco From United Arab Emirates, joined Jul 2000, 4169 posts, RR: 12
Reply 3, posted (12 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 1216 times:

The referee was either 1- paid money or 2- high, to have sent off Totti. It wasn't a penalty but it wasn't a RED CARD either.


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User currently offlineRacko From Germany, joined Nov 2001, 4857 posts, RR: 20
Reply 4, posted (12 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 1210 times:

Well, I think a yellow-red was hard, but not impossible. The ref of the Korea game was not that, Italy got cheated in the group games.

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