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Team-mates Gone Wild!!!

Posted: November 2, 2013 by thirdblindmouse in Uncategorized
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When you start learning the ropes of refereeing, and you take the entry level clinic, one of the first things you learn is that about 90% of refereeing is directly related to Law 12 – Fouls and Misconduct.  We all learn that there are 7 cautionable offences (yellow card) and 7 send-off offences (red card).  But, what most instructors fail to also mention is that those 7cautionable and 7 send-off offences do not necessarily have to be committed against an opponent.  Any of those 7 deadly sins in football, if committed toward anybody, gives a one way ticket straight to the showers and early ride home.  Yes, even if it committed against the referee, any team official, a spectator, and even if committed against your own team-mate. (more…)