Webb, Geiger on Brazil refs list

FIFA selected World Cup final referee Howard Webb as one of the 25 who will officiate at this year's tournament in Brazil. Webb, who showed 14 yellow cards and one red in a bad-tempered Spain vs. Netherland final in 2010, was selected ahead of fellow Englishman Mark Clattenburg. Mark Geiger of the United States also was chosen, making him the first American ref at the World...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

FIFA puts World Cup final ref Webb on Brazil list

Adds details. FIFA selected World Cup final referee Howard Webb as one of the 25 who will officiate at this year's tournament in Brazil. Webb, who showed 14 yellow cards and one red in a bad-tempered Spain vs. Netherland final in 2010, was selected ahead of fellow Englishman Mark Clattenburg. Each referee was chosen with his regular team of two assistants. FIFA says a further...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Howard Webb Continues to Make Poor Referee Decisions: Reviewing the Premier League Referee Decisions, Gameweek 20

From the Premier League matches on New Year’s Day, we saw that referee Howard Webb had a poor game in Manchester Utd’s fourth home defeat of the season, but it couldn’t mask the huge problems the Champions have. Manchester United slumped to defeat at the hands of Tottenham, who look rejuvenated under Tim Sherwood, now playing a 4-4-2 system. Emmanuel Adebayor has been very...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Howard Webb to referee Manchester Derby next Sunday

Howard Webb to referee Manchester Derby next Sunday - originally posted on Soccerlens.comHoward Webb will take charge of the first Manchester Derby clash on Sunday afternoon at the Etihad Stadium. The Manchester derby has gained a special significance in recent years, following the rise of Manchester City into a powerhouse of England. The derby is always an intense game but with...
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September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Howard Webb Will Referee Manchester City vs Manchester United Derby: Nightly Soccer Report

The referee for this Sunday’s Manchester derby has been decided, and it’s going to be Howard Webb. That means that neither Manchester City nor Manchester United supporters will be satisfied as they both will argue that Webb favors the other side. Hopefully Webb will be referee a good game so that the main talking points are the match itself, not the officiating. Here are tonight’s...
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September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Webb backing new technology

Howard Webb thinks the respect shown by players towards referees is better than ever. Goalline technology will be introduced this season to try and help officials, and Webb is fully behind behind the move. Webb was speaking as the latest batch of young referees were being put through their paces as part of an official traning day involving the Referees Association. As far as respect...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

English Premier League take stern action with Financial Foul Play regulations

After calls of financial foul play and cries of unfair advantages in the English Premier League, action was finally taken this week to prevent overspending and spiralling wage bills. Each of the 20 clubs were asked to vote on the new financial regulations, and when 13 of them agreed, the two-thirds majority was reached to allow the changes to take place.The details of the new regulations...
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February 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Referee Webb urges players not to fake injury

World Cup final referee Howard Webb has urged players to stop faking injuries because it could jeopardize treatment for players who suffer cardiac arrest and other life threatening conditions. Webb's quick reaction when Fabrice Muamba collapsed on the field in March helped the Bolton midfielder get treatment which saved his life. Referees' responses could be affected if...
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May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Chelsea vs. Manchester United: Howard Webb and Chicharito Rescue a Point for United

Chelsea will feel pretty hard done by their 3-3 draw with Manchester United at Stamford Bridge today. Two phantom penalty calls by Howard Webb put United right back in the match after the Blues took a 3-0 lead and a late equalizer from Javier Hernandez topped the miraculous comeback. The first half was dreary and pedestrian with neither team looking particularly inspired, but a...
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February 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Howard Webb Denies Three Second-Half Penalty Appeals, LFC Fans Rage at Referee

Howard Webb and Liverpool fans enjoy a special relationship. The veteran referee has made several high-profile decisions that have gone against LFC over the years. He made three more in Saturday's scoreless draw with Stoke City. In the 73rd and 74th minutes, Dirk Kuyt and Andy Carroll went down in the penalty area after contact with Stoke City defenders. Stoke defender Jonathan...
January 14, 2012  |  Discuss

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