Tag: Referee

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Red card: referee breaks player’s nose with horrific elbow

Without referees football would be in a bit of a mess. They keep things under control, most of the time, inflict some much needed authority and just generally keep the game clean and tidy. One referee in Holland has bucked

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Ouch: Argentinian referee picked off at point-blank range

Who’d be a referee, eh? This latest clip from an Argentinian lower-league game between Centro Espanol and Liniers pretty much clears that common question up after female referee Salome Di Lorio was on the end of a bullet pass. Really hard. In the

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Retired referee Howard Webb signs off in style with cheeky Panenka penalty

After announcing his retirement today, opinions on former Premier League referee Howard Webb seem to be doing the rounds, with views amongst the football community divided. Many saw him as the best referee in the country, while others saw him as