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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
27 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

England's World Cup referee Howard Webb available for £4,000 on 'comedians' website

England’s World Cup referee, Howard Webb was removed from a celebrity website advertising his £4,000-a-night after-dinner speaking following accusations he was “losing his focus”. Webb was listed as a client of the website www.comedians.co.uk – an agency representing numerous high-profile figures from sport, politics and entertainment – but describing itself as “the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 18, 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...
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 AP on Fox
January 15, 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...
Via Soccerlens
September 17, 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...
Via Fox Soccer
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...
Via Top-soCCer
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...
Via AP on Fox
May 24, 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...
Via NESN.com
January 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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