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  1. Sport - Soccer - RATIONAL REF

    Character of Howard Webb shines through when it counts

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 09:35pm by William Lai

    ... Everton captain Phil Neville blasted Liverpool's Luis Suarez for diving before they met in their Merseyside derby, he himself ended up being booked for the same offence. At the end ...

  2. Sport - Soccer - RATIONAL REF

    Players talk too much

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 12:00am by William Lai

    ... is not questioned. Wayne Rooney is a typical example of someone who challenges decisions and who hasn't learned how to stop. Last week's Manchester derby saw a riled Rooney continually challenging ... captains and coaches continuing to question and argue with match officials? Even Ryan Giggs, who was an assistant coach at the Manchester derby, vented his frustrations at fourth official Michael ...

  3. Sport - Soccer - RATIONAL REF

    Offside decisions are tough calls for linesmen

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by William Lai

    ... offside decisions last week and credit the linesman for his praiseworthy perpendicular performance. In last weekend's north London derby two quick-fire goals from Tottenham Hotspur's win ...

  4. Sport - Soccer - RATIONAL REF

    Racism is just one form of vile abuse

    Posted Oct 26th 2012, 12:00am by William Lai

    ... on the beautiful game, with the latest powderkeg at the Under 21 European Championships qualifying round between Serbia against England. In last weekend's Sunderland-Newcastle derby, police were ...

  5. Sport - Soccer - RATIONAL REF

    Rational ref: diving an art or cheating

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by William Lai

    ... between players of differing skill levels, and keeps officials on their toes. In last week's Merseyside derby, the pre-match hype was focused on Suarez's habit of diving but ironically ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - RATIONAL REF

    Education, not 'Olympic spirit', is solution to bad behaviour in soccer

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by William Lai

    ... teams, together with the biased exploits of their fans and managers- such as the Buenos Aires clásico between Boca Juniors and River Plate in Argentina or the Glasgow derby of Celtic and Rangers ...



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