Case Study: A Deserved Send Off That Shouldn't Have Been

In a recent Premier League match between Swansea City FC and Sunderland AFC, new Premier League Referee Roger East sent off Swansea defender Chico Flores in the 71st minute for serious foul play. Flores was pursuing an attacking Sunderland player down the left touchline when the ball bounced high. Flores foolishly tried to play the… Read More Case Study: A Deserved Send Off That Shouldn't Have Been

Case Study: In Praise of Mark Geiger's Olympic Send-Off

Case Study # 1-2012 Date 26 Jul 2012 Competition Olympic Men’s Football Group Stage Fixture/Result Spain 0 – 1 Japan Referee/Badge Mark Geiger (USA), FIFA At Issue A confident decision to send off Spain defender Inigo Martinez is facilitated by Geiger’s mastery of fundamentals I don’t normally comment on the peformance of professional level referees… Read More Case Study: In Praise of Mark Geiger's Olympic Send-Off