Group Hex: Six pack of opening round refereeing blunders at the 2014 FIFA World Cup

#1 MAZIC WORKS HIS HACK MAGIC FOR UNPARALLELED RAGE BY IRAN JUNE 21, MATCH 27, MILORAD MAZIC (SERBIA), ARGENTINA 1, IRAN 0:  Iran’s manager Carlos Queiroz couldn’t believe it, neither could striker Ashkan Dejagah after he was tripped in the penalty area by Pablo Zabaleta. Iinexplicably no call was forthcoming from referee Milorad Mazic of Serbia … Continue reading

Jaws III: FIFA slams Luis Suarez with nine-match suspension for biting as Uruguay threatens boycott

  FIFA acted quickly and on Thursday and slapped Uruguay striker Luis Suarez with a lengthy suspension for biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini. Suarez was banned four months from all football related activity and was also suspended for nine international matches after a review of the highly-publicized incident by the disciplinary committee of the … Continue reading

Manchester City manager Pellegrini charged with misconduct by UEFA over referee comments

Maybe he was just looking for some sympathy after a crushing defeat but Manchester City coach Manuel Pellegrini will face the music following his post-match criticism of Swedish referee Jonas Eriksson. European football’s governing body UEFA have charged the Argentine manager with misconduct for his comments made after his team … Continue reading

Marriner’s bewildering injury time PK call torpedos West Brom victory at Stamford Bridge

A highly suspect refereeing decision has again detracted from English Premier League action with the latest incident again raising the recurring question by the beautiful game’s have-nots of referee favouritism for the EPL’s big-money clubs. The latest boost to these arguments occurred on Saturday at Stamford Bridge as West Bromwich … Continue reading