A Lesson in Handling, um, Handling

Check out Graham Poll’s blog about a recent handling decision in a Premier League match. This photo would make an excellent instructional tool for a referee training class. Without giving the students any set up, ask “Is this handling?”. Then give them a little more information and ask again. “Now, if you knew the ball deflected off of the defender’s foot, do you change your mind? Why?”

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