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    Quote from an interview on White and Jordan. EPL are happy with the status quo "Referees are dealing with it (dissent) in the way we'd...
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    bester replied to the thread Game abandoned !!.
    Queried this with IFAB as soon as The FA issued the guidance. The FA corrected it but the original advice is still floating about. "...
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    Blue card binned for now... https://www.espn.com/soccer/story/_/id/39491592/ifab-referee-postpones-blue-card-sin-bin-trial-sources
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    bester replied to the thread When to wear the new FA badge.
    Badge is, not so , cheap tat. Step 2-6 and 3W officials received a free top with the blue badge on. Presumably this will continue for...
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    Seems FIFA envisage it being trialled at lower levels rather than for the professional game. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/68246971
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    Suspect there'll be an attempt to play the ball exemption, which as we see with DOGSO doesn't necessarily mean what it says on the tin!
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    Agree but there's refs who definitely get themselves confused as well. Anyway blue cards approved. If sin-bins are used for tactical...
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    All you need to know is Two sin bins. Can't return, can be substituted Yellow, and two sin bins. Can't return, can't be substituted...
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    bester replied to the thread Everton v Spurs.
    Looks like more of a foul on Richarlisonat at the far post.
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    bester replied to the thread Chris Wilder Comments.
    A certain ex-Premier League referee with a chip on his soldier lives in Sheffield.
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    The FA Referee department were looking introducing a £5 fine for sin bins to pay for a referee abuse hotline a few months ago... They...
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    In general there's less confrontation from sin-binning than a normal card. The ire of the players will generally be focused on the...
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    bester replied to the thread Anderlecht v Genk to be replayed.
    If the penalty was missed or scored then VAR can't get involved in player encroachment. If a non-encroaching had scored the the goal...
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    bester replied to the thread West Ham Vs Sheffield United.
    McBurnie is already up in the air before the goalkeeper comes from a distance. Don't think anybody would expect a penalty here but the...
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    bester replied to the thread Ars v Liv.
    99% of grassroots referees I see give handball any time someone gains an advantage from an accidental handball outside the penalty area...
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