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England v Ukraine referee reviewed

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Chasing the game against a more highly ranked opponent, the player’s shot bounced over the line but the officials don’t see it and you end up losing the match. Frank Lampard in 2010 and now Devic again tonight. But this is where the similarities end…

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Spain v Croatia referee review

June 18th, 2012 | By: Andy | Comments Comments(4)

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If you had said beforehand that Spain and Italy would qualify from this group, people would have shrugged and not thought much of it. Instead, a frenetic and tense end to Group C saw Spain within a Cassilas glove and Italy a despairing Buffon parry of going out. But more controversy was ... [read more]

Saturday’s referees reviewed

June 17th, 2012 | By: Andy | Comments Comments(0)

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We were finally at the crunch stage – two sides would go home, two would head to the quarters. Somehow the group was turned on its head with the hosts and group favourites going out and on a night of drama, the referees were certainly part of the action.
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Friday’s referees reviewed

June 16th, 2012 | By: Andy | Comments Comments(0)

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Things got electric on day 8 of the tournament with strikes on and off the pitch. The officials had to be on their game as both the weather and the scorelines swung back and forth on a hectic evening.
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Wednesday’s referees reviewed

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As we enter the crunch stage of the competition with reputations and tournament futures on the line, the referees are put under the spotlight even more. Wednesday was no different. In the group of death, who managed to survive?
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Tuesday’s referees reviewed

June 13th, 2012 | By: Andy | Comments Comments(0)

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Unfortunately most the disciplinary action and disputes took place off the pitch yesterday with some unpleasant scenes between Polish and Russian “fans.” Thankfully however the intense atmosphere did not spoil the game but had some refereeing decisions gone the other way, we could have seen two very different sets of results.
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Monday’s referees reviewed

Sunday’s referees reviewed

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Friday’s referees reviewed

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