Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

Video: Perfect Example Of Refereeing

Video: Perfect Example Of Refereeing

Recently, Chris Foy and numerous other referees have been hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons.

Remedy

Vital Manchester City member, rojo2010 added the following video via our 100% City chat forum, and to be honest I am well impressed.

This is not soccer

The referee takes two rugby players aside and lays down the law. In my opinion the Premier League and the FA should use this video as an example of how it should be done. In addition, players and team managers should also watch, listen and digest.



Would this style of refereeing work in football? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section directly below this article.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:danielqpr
Date:Tuesday January 10 2012
Time: 6:29PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
Totally support football learning from other sports who get it right more often. At the moment, referee decisions seem to be talked about every weekend. That is because they are dictating results. Whilst Komapny's tackle was naive in light of the current state of football, it was not dangerous and didn't even connect with Nini and then 5 minutes after Rooney's decision to send Kompany off, I think it was Carrick took a swing at Aguerro and connected and he didn't even get spoken to. That was a worse tackle by far and more likely to cause injury. the standard of referring has been consistently poor for some time, which meant Kompany's appeal was doomed before it was raised. Otherwise, the FA would have been deemed inconsistent having rejected a similar tackle by the Wolves guy a few weeks earlier. I'm afraid the FA are far too ignorant and arrogant to change the rules any time soon.
Barney Daniels
10/01/2012 19:12:00
0
This sort of officiating (transparent, men with backbones) would not suit United who are gifted 12-18 points per season by referees, so we'll not see them in the Premier League, just spineless Fergie sycophants like Foy and Webb.
StuMCFC
10/01/2012 19:29:00
0
Yep, the rags would finish every game with 8 men if we had refs like that in the premier League.
fifthcolumnblue
10/01/2012 19:59:00
0
Back of the net.
Johnny Baguette
10/01/2012 21:12:00
0
Nice1 Tudor. Yeah, it's a pipe dream and we'll be lucky to ever see such competent officiating in our game. As refereeing goes, it's so bloody effective and it rubs off on players, managers and fans alike.
rojo2010
10/01/2012 22:24:00
0
I would like this kinda reffing - but for all the stopping and starting.... Nah we would always finish with 11 men cos I think we would soon learn to keep our mouths shut (Roo, Rio lol) and I think other teams would be the same.......
niteworlok
11/01/2012 13:02:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

Details: Guardiola's First City Appearance

This Saturday and Sunday, 2 & 3 July, 2016, MCFC open up their doors of the City Football Academy for a breath-taking Cityzens Weekend.

Marc Vivien Foe: 13 Years On

It's been 13 years since the world lost Marc Vivien Foe.

(Video) Joe Hart vs James Milner

Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart and ex-Manchester City midfielder James Milner have their friendship tested in a light-hearted manner as each player has a go...

Premier League 2016/17 Pre-Season Games

The Premier League may have published their 2016/17 fixture list but what about those of us who want to know about our respective club pre-season games.

Archived VMC Articles

VMC articles from

Site Journalists

Tudor
Editor email
Profile
Johnny Baguette
no email
Profile
Pedmachine
no email
Profile
Sedgie
no email
Profile
Skoorb
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Out of the first team regulars, who will be sold first?
Suggested By: Tudor
Joe Hart3%
Aleksandar Kolarov6%
Pablo Zabaleta4%
Bacary Sagna0%
Fabian Delph4%
Jesus Navas0%
Raheem Sterling6%
Yaya Toure8%
Wilfried Bony65%
Samir Nasri0%
Eliaquim Mangala4%
Gael Clichy0%
Pep will not sell anyone0%
Someone else0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Colin Is The King145
2.Skoorb135
3.Rising131
4.Tudor121
5.Bluedub90
6.Buzz Lightyear70
7.kennyclementstache57
8.citizhun35
9.johnkelv30
10.Chippy_Tea9