Tag: serious foul play

  • Case Study: AR2 Sends Off Zamora

    A send-off of QPR striker Bobby Zamora appears straightforward, but Phil Dowd seeks the advice of his team

  • Case Study: Everyone Was Ball Watching

    Referee Cuneyt Cakir found himself embroiled in controversy after his decision to send off Manchester United midfielder Nani for a high boot to the side of Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa.

  • Case Study: A Lengthy Send Off

    In a recent Barclay’s Premier League derby match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur, Referee Howard Webb sent off Spurs striker Emmanuel Adebayor in the 17th minute for serious foul play. ┬áThere can be little argument this was the correct decision. ┬áBut the delay was lengthy and some interesting interactions took place that are worthy of […]

  • 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 […]