Mike Jones’ decision to disallow a controversial goal was brave. And can be defended based on previous guidance from the IFAB.… Read More Case Study: Mike Jones and The Goal That Wasn’t
Michael Oliver demonstrates how to deal with misconduct and an injury suffered as a result of the misconduct.… Read More Case Study: Card Mechanics and an Injured Player
The referee allows a lot of heavy contact in this match. Was he out of touch or simply responding to what the players appeared to accept?… Read More Case Study: How Much Contact Is Too Much?
A decision to penalize a goalkeeper for an illegal touch in an MLS match is reviewed.… Read More Case Study: Illegal GK Touch Infraction Leads to Goal
We often hear that referees must “protect” their assistant referees. Howard Webb provides a textbook example.… Read More Case Study: Dealing Firmly With Dissent Directed at an AR