Euro 2024: UEFA referees’ chief confirms VAR cleared decision to deny Scotland penalty in Hungary defeat | Football News

VAR did check and clear the decision not to award Scotland a penalty in their decisive Euro 2024 group game against Hungary, UEFA referees’ chief Roberto Rosetti has said. Scotland felt they should have been awarded a spot-kick when Stuart Armstrong was challenged by defender Willi Orban, but their appeals were waved away by Argentinian…

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Rugby World Cup: New Zealand police investigating death threats made to referees during 2023 tournament | Rugby Union News

New Zealand police are investigating alleged death threats made against referees involved the Rugby World Cup in France last year. The acting director of the National Criminal Investigations Group, Detective Inspector Stuart Mills, confirmed on Friday three complaints have been received from World Rugby about death threats against referees and match officials allegedly made from…

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Referee abuse: Allegations of serious offences against referees on rise in grassroots game | Football News

Allegations of serious offences against match officials in grassroots football increased slightly last season compared to 2021-22, new Football Association data shows. In total there were 1,451 allegations of serious offences against a match official last season, an increase of one per cent on the prior campaign where 1,430 offences were recorded. Seventy-two allegations of…

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Tottenham boss Ange Postecoglou ‘says we have to accept the referee’s decision’ after home loss to Chelsea | Football News

Tottenham boss Ange Postecoglou has called for an end to the questioning of officials’ decisions in order to prevent their authority being undermined. Spurs had two players sent off in the 4-1 defeat at home to Chelsea – their first loss of the Premier League season – but refused to criticise referee Michael Oliver. However,…

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UAAP suspends three referees for ‘subpar’ officiating in basketball games

MANILA, Philippines — The UAAP slapped three of its referees with a three-week suspension due to what the league described as “subpar” officiating in the UAAP Season 86 basketball games. The league on Thursday said the said referees, whose names have been withheld by the UAAP, were sanctioned because of “subpar grades received from the…

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