from Reuters Soccer Blog:

Don’t blame the referees, blame the players

June 21, 2010

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I watched the Brazil v Ivory Coast match in the bar of a Cape Town media hotel on Sunday and, not that it was really needed, was given another reminder of what an impossible job referees have in modern football.

from Reuters Soccer Blog:

Chelsea lose their heads and their dignity

May 7, 2009

Maybe Norwegian referee Tom Henning Ovrebo was wrong on all the big decisions in Wednesday's Champions League semi-final second leg --- it absolutely does not justify Chelsea's reaction.