U Wuz Robbed!!!

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U Wuz Robbed!!!

Post by Boris » Thu Nov 19, 2009 4:37 pm

Français Oui
Irlandais Non!

I believe that for top-level matches team captains should be allowed up to 3x appeals per match to a video ref, like in Tennis. If the refs decision is upheld they concede a free kick. The ref could also call for a video decision like in Rugby League or Cricket. The appeal must be made within 30 seconds of the decision.

The problem with FIFA is where to draw the line, as the laws of the game are the same from the World Cup Final to a local Sunday league game.

We brits have suffered from the 'Hand of God' so we know exactly how you feel about going out to the 'hand of frog'!


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Re: U Wuz Robbed!!!

Post by Damo » Thu Nov 19, 2009 5:36 pm

Hi Boris

Thanks for your sympathy.
We will just have to rejoice in the Grand Slam achievement all the more and maybe we will have to win the ITSF World Cup to make amends.
Peace & Love in the GHETTO

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Re: U Wuz Robbed!!!

Post by The Doctor » Thu Nov 19, 2009 9:31 pm

I think teams should be allowed two handballs each: Henry's actions would then have been perfectly legitimate and Shay Given might have been able to steal the game late on with a well-aimed punch.

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