HOWARD WEBB RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: “I never Favoured Manchester United”

One of the most recognizable referees in world football, Howard Webb, brought an end to his decade long career this summer. The 44-year old was widely considered one of the best referees over the last few years and boasted an ... Read More
Via FutnSoccer
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Premier League Referee Howard Webb Announces Retirement

Premier League Referee Howard Webb Announces Retirement - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Long-standing Premier League referee Howard Webb has announced his retirement from the game, The Guardian reports. He has been appointed as the technical director of the Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL). In a glittering career spanning 25 years, Webb became the most recognisable...
Via Soccerlens
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Premier League Referee Howard Webb Retires From Officiating

In a surprise announcement made today, the Premier League released a statement saying that Howard Webb was officially retiring as a match referee and would be appointed technical director of the Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL). Webb will now be responsible for overseeing the technical direction and standards that govern the on-field performance of PGMOL match officials...
Via World Soccer Talk
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Observation From Brazil-Chile World Cup Game

Brazil may be through but Luis Felipe Scolari will be extremely worried about his team’s form.  They came up against a fired-up Chile who could have easily dumped the hosts out of the tournament had Mauricio Pinilla’s effort had been a few inches lower. It was a magnificent effort by Chile but they will look back on this game as an opportunity lost. Brazil cannot celebrate too...
Via World Soccer Talk
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Hulk’s Goal Against Chile Disallowed After Handball Called

Hulk is not having his best day for Brazil Saturday against Chile. After a bad turnover led to Chile’s first goal, Hulk and Brazil believed he had made up for it and put Brazil up after this goal in the 54th minute. However, the goal wasn’t allowed after the ref Howard Webb deemed Hulk used his hand […] The post Hulk’s Goal Against Chile Disallowed After Handball Called...
Via Diehardsport
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Geiger, American Referee, Excelling at World Cup

Mark Geiger is the first American referee to be selected to officiate at a World Cup since Brian Hall was selected in 2002. So far in this tournament Geiger and his two assistants Sean Hurd and Joe Fletcher are the only crew to have been appointed to two games. It is also worth noting that this crew received their second match appointment before English referee Howard Webb, widely...
Via World Soccer Talk
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Analysis of Howard Webb’s Refereeing of Arsenal-Liverpool FA Cup Match

Sunday’s FA Cup match between Arsenal against Liverpool was superb. A classic cup tie with end-to-end goalmouth action resulted in a 2-1 victory for the Gunners, against an in-form Liverpool looking to build on a 5-1 demolition of Arsenal, only a week ago. However, this game was packed with controversial decisions. From penalty appeals to red card claims, this game had it all....
Via World Soccer Talk
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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 Cup...
Via Fox Soccer
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...
Via Associated Press
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Moyes slams Webb after decision

David Moyes slammed referee Howard Webb's decision not to award Manchester United a penalty after a challenge on Ashley Young as "scandalous". United lost the game 2-1 and they were chasing an equalizer when Spurs keeper Hugo Lloris came racing out to meet Young, who was charging into the area. Young got to the ball first, sending an effort towards goal, but was then sent tumbling...
Via Fox Soccer
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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